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HFM 156 | Churchill’s Affinity for Chemical Weapons

November 22, 2016

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Our guest today is Giles Milton, the host of the Unknown History Podcast.

Giles is going to talk all about Churchill’s affinity for chemical weapons, something I didn’t even know was a thing.
He answers all sorts of questions in this interview. Questions like:
  • Did Churchill ever actually go forward with the use of chemical weapons?
  • What happened to the victims of the attack in Russia?
  • How did the weather dampen the effect of the poisonous gas?
  • What did Churchill do with the remaining devices?

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This episode is based on a selection from an incredible new book by Giles.

Get a copy of ¬†Giles’s new book When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep and Stalin Robbed a Bank: History’s Unknown Chapters.¬†You can get it by clicking here.

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