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Churchill Planned to Use Chemical Gas on the Turks in Gallipoli

According to the documents at the Churchill Archives Center, Churchill, then Secretary of State for War, claimed that the Turks were not human, but barbarians, and therefore poisonous gas could be used on them. Churchill criticized his colleagues for their squeamishness in using chemical weapons, saying: ‘I am strongly in favor …

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