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atomGENERAL NBC DEFENSE INFORMATION

  • American School of Defense (ASOD) The primary purpose of ASOD is to assist people in acquiring protective masks, suits, detection/decontamination kits, and other protective equipment. ASOD also provides consultation, training, and videotapes.
  • Art Nuko World Tour Some interesting nuclear artwork…
  • Chemical and Biological Defense Information Analysis Center The CBIAC is a full service Department of Defense (DoD) Information Analysis Center (IAC) under contract to the Office of the Secretary of Defense and administratively managed by the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC). CBIAC serves as the focal point for Chemical Warfare/Chemical and Biological Defense (CW/CBD) technology. CBIAC collects, reviews, analyzes, synthesizes, appraises and summarizes information pertaining to CW/CBD.
  • CSEPP Training Courses Download Page This page contains downloadable Microsoft Powerpoint (.ppt) slides from five CSEPP training courses: CSEPP Chemical Awareness, ACT FAST, Auto-Injector, Decontamination, and Personal Protective Equipment. "Techniques for CSEPP Instructors and Instructors Guide for Techniques for CSEPP Instructors" is also available in .pdf format.
  • DTRALink The Official Web Site of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. DTRA safeguards America and its friends from weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high explosives) by reducing the present threat and preparing for the future threat.
  • DoD NBC Defense Annual Report to Congress (March 1999) (pdf format)
  • Dulce et Decorum Est A poignant poem by Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori." translates to "It is sweet and glorious to die for one's country." Legionnaire Handzumgrus, Horace, Odes.
  • Hickory's Homepage This website is a resource for NBC NCOs and contains ready-made classes, NBC room/unit NBC items, leaders books, inspection checklists, etc.
  • Inching Away From Armageddon: Destroying the U.S. Chemical Weapons Stockpile (pdf file) More than a decade ago, the United States committed to destroying its stockpile of aging chemical weapons.  Milestones for measuring progress under the Chemical Weapons Convention called for all possessor states to destroy 45% of their stockpiles – without endangering humans or the environment – by 2004.  However, delays born of technical obstacles, community concerns, and program management issues mean that the U.S. will not meet that goal.  This new Stimson Center report, Inching Away from Armageddon: Destroying the US Chemical Weapons Stockpile, offers a brief history and explanation of the technical processes, and a snapshot of current progress of the U.S. chemical demilitarization program.
  • M40 WinAmp Skin All hardcore NBC-types can download the Linkin Park skin for their WinAmp player. It looks like an M40 gasmask with dual filters.
  • Millennium Ark Biological-Chemical Information Page This page contains CB-related information… protection, terrorism, plans, etc.
  • Hot!! NBC Defense Net A Nor Environmental site. Make sure that you register to receive access to the secure portions of the site! The secure portions of the site are AWESOME!!!
  • Special Weapons Primer An introduction to special weapons from the Federation of American Scientists. Topics include nuclear, biological, chemical, ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, and aircraft.
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction GlobalSecurity.org's site on WMD. Check out the great satellite imagery of US Army special weapons facilities! I think you will be amazed...
  • World Wide Chemical Conference (WWCC) XIX This site contains six pdf files from the WWCC XIX including " State of the Chemical Corps by BG Pat Nilo, U.S. Army Chemical Corps, Transforming Chemical and Biological Defense Acquisition by COL(P) Stephen V. Reeves, PEO, Chem/Bio Defense, and The Changing Face of the Department of Defense's Chemical Biological Defense Program by Anna Johnson-Winegar, Chem/Bio Defense.
  • Worldwide Chemical Conference and Exhibition XX Presentations from the Worldwide Chemical Conference, 22-24 Oct 2003. 

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atomGRAPHICS

Space limitations preclude posting all of my NBC graphic files and video clips (over 3000 files and 440 MBs). Send a note to the webmaster if you need something in particular. You can also obtain a copy of the entire collection on CD for $1 (to cover cost of blank CD-R and postage).

The graphics below range from 2kb-1.0+ MB each. Most can be easily resized for use in a PowerPoint presentation.

Make sure that you enlarge the thumbnail before saving it! To obtain a graphic, click on the graphic to enlarge it. Then place your mouse cursor over the graphic you desire and "right click." Use the "save as" command to save the graphic to your hard drive or floppy.

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atomGULF WAR

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atomHISTORY

  • The 1st Division at Ansauville, January - April 1918. by Rexmond C. Cochrane. Gas Warfare in World War I, Study Number 9, US Army Chemical Corps Historical Studies.
  • 14th Chemical Maintenance Company This website is dedicated to the men of the 14th Chemical Maintenance Company.  They served with merit in the European Theatre of Operations (ETO) supporting the 1st US Army in its successful fight to help defeat the armed forces of Nazi Germany.
  • 2nd Chemical Mortar Battalion Korean War Project.
  • A-Bomb WWW Museum This site provides all readers with accurate information concerning the impact the first atomic bomb had on Hiroshima and provides the context for a constructive discussion of what the world can learn from this event and why such weapons of total destruction should never again be used.
  • nuke Atomic Archive This site explores the complex history surrounding the invention of the atomic bomb - a crucial turning point for all mankind. AJ Software & Multimedia presents this site as an online companion to its CD-ROM, Atomic Archive. Follow a timeline that takes you down the path of our nuclear past, from the 1920s to the present. Read biographies of A-bomb father Robert Oppenheimer and other key scientists of the nuclear age. See the Trinity Test through Enrico Fermi's eye as you read his first hand account of that history making event. Examine maps of the damage to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and summaries of arms-control treaties. You'll also find a gallery of exclusive photographs and animations of nuclear physics.
  • nuke Biological Warfare and Its Cutaneous Manifestations An awesome primer!! Great graphics! This article attempts to eliminate some of the mystery of BW by discussing the history and background of biological weapons and by reviewing agents that cause cutaneous disease.
  • Gassed Painting by John Singer Sargent -- American painter, 1918, Imperial War Museum, Oil on canvas. "While at the casualty station he witnessed an orderly leading a group of soldiers that had been blinded by mustard gas. He used this as a subject for a naturalist allegorical frieze depicting a line of young men with their eyes bandaged. Gassed soon became one of the most memorably haunting images of the war." (Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia) 
  • Gas Warfare in World War I From Trenches on the Web: An Internet History of The Great War. A brief historical overview of chemical warfare in WWI.
  • Germ Warfare Incidents A brief synopsis of the history of US germ warfare incidents.
  • Germany's Use of Chemical Warfare in World War I This site focuses primarily on the German offensive use of chemical agents (gas) and discusses the defensive measures of the Allies. 
  • History of Biological Warfare This site provides a historical perspective of biological warfare.
  • Mustard Gas Use in WWI Short and descriptive accounts of mustard gas use in WWI.
  • Special Gas Companies of the (British) Royal Engineers, 1914-1918. Short history of gas warfare in WWI and the evolution of the special gas companies of the Royal Engineers.
  • Special Companies of the Royal Engineers and gas warfare in 1914-1918 The Great War was the first in which chemical weapons were deployed. There was great moral shock and outrage at the first use of Chlorine, released by the Germans against defenseless French troops in the Ypres Salient. The Special Companies of the Royal Engineers were formed to develop the British response. By 1918, gas was used both offensively and defensively, delivered by a range of sophisticated techniques.
  • Unit 731: A Preliminary Review of Studies of Japanese Biological Warfare and Unit 731 in the United States Written by Tien-wei Wu.
  • WWII Poster Collection The Government Publications Department at Northwestern University Library has a comprehensive collection of over 300 posters issued by U.S. Federal agencies from the onset of war through 1945.

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