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Originally Posted by Marmat View Post
... still deployed mustard gas overseas in WWII, there aren't any indications that it was used intentionally, but some of it still got out. This bit from Richard Overy is one of the more concise regard the German raid on Bari, and Allied (note, largely US) preps should the Axis use gas:


Here's a decent piece on the German raid on Bari, a notable success for the Luftwaffe:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_raid_on_Bari
Shipping stocks to various locations is not deploying. Churchill's view was that stocks should be available in theatre to counter any Axis use of gas but that first use should not be considered. Although Livens projectors were available as far as I can ascertain they were never deployed. I believe that UK stocks were stored in Wales
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