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Reference numberMS/373/1/71
LevelItem
TitleMemorandum on the use of lethal substances in warfare by Sir [Thomas] Edward Thorpe
Date[March 1922]
DescriptionSupplementary observations to Justice Peterson's memorandum on the use of gas in warfare. Thorpe concentrates particularly on the difficulty of keeping weapons production secret and the ability of Factory Inspectors to detect materials likely to be used for military purposes. Thorpe expresses his belief that 'the times are propitious in regard to an international effort to put down the use of poison gas'.
Extent9p
FormatTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7855Thorpe; Sir; Thomas Edward (1845 - 1925); chemist1845 - 1925
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