U.S. Chief of Chemical Warfare General William N. Porter directs the establishment of tropical chemical warfare tests.
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:2 min 10 sec Sound:Yes
An introduction of chemical warfare tests to be carried out by the U.S. Army on San Jose Island, Panama during World War II . U.S. troops test chemical warfare in a jungle. Rocket artillery is fired. Rockets explode. U.S. Chief of Chemical Warfare General William N. Porter during an initial conference with two other U.S. officers in the United States. General Porter directs the establishment of tropical chemical warfare tests on San Jose Island. British, Canadian, U.S. Marine and U.S. Navy officers attend various conferences. U.S. NDRC (National Defense Research Committee) scientists and technicians in front of charts and various instruments. The technicians carry out chemical tests. A scientist during a laboratory testing. The technicians at various instruments in a jungle during a testing phase.
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