In 1914, agriculture, industry and warfare formed a violent triad of destruction. While combat damage to nature was generally short-lived, major environmental changes occurred behind the battlefields. Join Tait Keller, Associate Professor of History at Rhodes College , as he explores how warfare and energy extraction coevolved during the war and explains how the intersections of armed conflict, human victimization, and environmental exploitation still affect us today.
The Chemists’ War: Environmental Histories of Chemical Weapons Manufacture in the United States during World War I
Join Linda Hall Library Research Fellow Dr. Gerard J. Fitzgerald for a discussion on the environmental impacts of chemical warfare production in the U.S. and the role civilians played in this effort. Co-sponsored and hosted by the National WWI Museum and Memorial.