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amounts of chemical weapons were produced during the Second World
War with disasterous consequences. The mustard gas factory in north
Wales, the sinister ICI poison gas factories near Runcorn, and the
Forward Filling Depots with their huge underground storage tanks
of poison gas sited near the bomber bases, were all subject to mishaps.
the war, redundant British stockpiles and captured German 'Tabun'
nerve agent had, somehow, to be disposed of.
Aerial view of the mustard gas factory at Rhydymwyn in North Wales.
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