A toxic gas used as a chemical warfare agent in World War I. It caused severe chemical burns and painful blisters on the skin and inside the lungs, as well as eye damage. In the long-term, it led to genetic mutations and cancer among war veterans who were exposed to the gas.
Mustard gas Term Timeline in The Wars
The timeline below shows where the term Mustard gas appears in The Wars. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2, Chapter 3