An account of the critical struggle for power and for the decisive war initiative. The campaign fostered by the great Rhine factories, and the pressing problems which they represent. A matter of pre-eminent public interest concerning the sincerity of disarmament, the future of warfare, and the stability of peace.
The book describes the development of chemical (gas) warfare in a most readable fashion. The main idea of the book was to dissuade the League of Nations from banning chemical weapons since, at the time, the Allies had the ascendancy.
Explanatory; The German Surprise; The Allied Reaction; Intensive Chemical Warfare; Chemical Warfare Organizations; The Struggle for the Initiative; Review of Production; American Developments; German Chemical Policy; Lines of Future Development; Humane or Inhumane? Chemical Warfare and Disarmament.