World War 1

Poison Gases- Tear gas

How World War 1 Started.

World War 1 started because one of Serbia's nationalists assassinated Franz Ferdinand. He was the archduke of Austria-Hungary. After the incident, threats and mobilization orders started. The outbreak of the war started mid-august. The allies were Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire against Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy and Japan.

Effects of Tear Gases

They irritate membranes in the eyes, mouth and throat causing people to cry and having breathing difficulties, and temporary blindness.

Tear gas

The french forces used the tear gas grenades against the German army, it was invented and used in 1914.

The germans were the ones that started everything with the Poison gas.

There are different types of poison gases other then Tear Gas. There is Mustard Gas, Chlorine, Phosgene and Disphosgene, and the Tear gas.


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