On this Day ...WW1 Poison Gas

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1915: The German army uses poison gas against the British for the first time, in the Second Battle of Ypres.


1918: The Royal Navy carries out a daring raid on Zeebrugge, Belgium, briefly blocking the German-held port.


1951: An heroic stand by the 'Glorious Glosters' at the Imjin River, Korea, allows UN forces to regroup.

 
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