New York State Archives, NYSA_A0412-78_B13_F23_Sutton
World War I era newspaper clipping from January 13 1919 about William Albert Sutton, a 25-year-old Marine from Lockport, NY. The article gives a brief overview of his service record and mentions that Sutton had been severely gassed, recovered at a base hospital in Allery, France and was to be returning to the U.S. soon.
Why was poison gas used?
How was poison gas used?
What effects did poison gas have on its victims?
In what other wars have chemical agents been used?
What other types of chemical agents has the United States used in wartime?
Write a research paper on the use of poison gas in World War I.
Art: Draw a sketch of a gas mask used during World War I.
English Language Arts: Write a play from a soldier’s perspective about his experiences during World War I.
Empey, Arthur Guy, Over The Top (1917): Lloyd, Alan, The War In The Trenches (1976).