Mustard Gas – News

Veterans Used In Secret Experiments Sue Military For Answers
NPR
… at least 70,000 troops were used in the testing, including World War II veterans exposed to mustard gas, whom NPR reported on earlier this summer.

Apology Demanded For Mustard Gas Experiment Subjects
NPR
We found that the U.S. military exposed black and Puerto Rican soldiers to mustard gas and other chemical weapons on the theory that people with …

WWII Vet’s Mustard Gas Claim Under Review
WUSF News
WWII veteran John Tedesco holds up a 1991 article that details his exposure to mustard gas along with several hometown friends while at the Great …

Must Army provide medical care to ‘human test’ soldiers?
Sierra Sun
World War II era tests exposed our soldiers to arsenic-based blister agents, mustard gas, choking agents, cyanide, blood poisoning agents, and tear

Can The Agent Orange Act Help Veterans Exposed To Mustard Gas?
NPR
To understand the predicament of World War II veterans exposed to mustard gas, take a look at what happened to another set of American veterans …

Vets used in secret tests make progress in court
Military Times
… to test chemicals and protective equipment, exposes to mustard gas and “Lewisite,” a blister agent with bodily consequences similar to mustard gas

Sen. Jerry Moran joins 11 senators seeking answers for WWII soldiers gassed by U.S. government
Topeka Capital Journal
In 1993, the U.S. Department of Defense declassified a secret program in which 60,000 soldiers were locked in a gas chamber while mustard gas and …

Shaheen Calls for Benefits for Troops Exposed to Mustard Gas
New Hampshire Public Radio
Recently NPR reported that the Department of Defense tested mustard gas on 60,000 US troops, often grouping them by race or ethnicity.

Senators Call For VA To Explain Why It Couldn’t Find Mustard-Gassed Veterans
NPR
A group of 12 U.S. senators is calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs to help World War II veterans who were exposed to mustard gas, after an …

Seek Answers
The Missourian
… subjected to a Department of Defense program that conducted mustard gas experiments on more than 60,000 U.S. servicemen during World War II.

Vets who were experiment subjects win court ruling
SFGate
They included more than 60,000 service members exposed to mustard gas and another chemical weapon, Lewisite, in testing during World War II.

US exposes troops on purpose to gas
The Daily Star-Journal
In the 1990s, reporters told the scandalous story that World War II military experiments exposed some 60,000 troops to mustard gas. At that time, the …

The VA’s Broken Promise To Thousands Of Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas
“According to a June 23 NPR story by Caitlin Dickerson, in secret chemical weapons experiments conducted during World War II, the U.S. military exposed thousands of American troops to mustard gas. When those experiments were formally declassified in the 1990s, the Department of Veterans Affairs made two promises: to locate about 4,000 men who were used in the most extreme tests and to compensate those who had permanent injuries. But the VA didn’t uphold those promises, an NPR investigation has found.”

How NPR Located More Veterans Exposed To Mustard Gas Than The VA
“This week, NPR reported that the Department of Veterans Affairs failed to live up to a promise to contact 4,000 veterans who were exposed to mustard gas in secret military experiments. In 1993, the VA promised it would reach out to each of those veterans to let them know that they were eligible for disability benefits. Instead, over the past 20 years, the VA reached out to only 610.”

Lawmakers Promise To Take Action After NPR’s Mustard Gas Exposure Report
“This week, NPR has been reporting on World War II veterans who were exposed to mustard gas. The men were used as test subjects in secret experiments conducted by the U.S. military.”

VA Responds To NPR Story On Broken Promises To Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas
“The Department of Veterans Affairs responded Tuesday to an NPR story that the U.S. military exposed thousands of American troops to mustard gas in secret chemical weapons experiments during World War II.”

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