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Callinicus; a defence of chemical warfare.

J. B. S. Haldane

Callinicus; a defence of chemical warfare.

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemical warfare

  • Edition Notes

    Original ed. issued in series: To-day and to-morrow series.

    StatementWith a new introd. for the Garland ed. by Seymour L. Chapin.
    SeriesThe Garland library of war and peace, To-day and to-morrow series.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG447 .H3 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17, 84 p.
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4769013M
    ISBN 100824004612
    LC Control Number78148366

      Art Eggleton, the Canadian defence minister, unveiled the plaque at the chemical warfare establishment at Suffield, Alberta, to remember the 2, Canadian armed forces .


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Callinicus Of Heliopolis, Callinicus also spelled Kallinikos, (born ad ), architect who is credited with the invention of Greek fire, a highly incendiary liquid that was projected from “siphons” to enemy ships or troops and was almost impossible to extinguish.

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