Accession Number : AD0658638

Title :   TOXIC GASES IN ARMORED VEHICLES. DETERMINATION OF THE CHARACTERISTICS AND EFFECTS UPON THE CREW OF GUN FUMES FROM FIRING OF THE WEAPONS IN TANKS OF THE M5 SERIES.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s) : Nelson,Norton ; Horvath,Steven M. ; Eichna,Ludwig W. ; Walpole,Robert , Jr

Report Date : 26 APR 1943

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The purpose of the report is to determine the extent of the hazard from fumes released by firing of the weapons in the M5A1 tank. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TANKS(COMBAT VEHICLES), VENTILATION), (*TOXIC TOLERANCES, PERSONNEL), CARBON MONOXIDE, AIR POLLUTION, MACHINE GUNS, AMMONIA, BLOOD ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Toxicology
      Safety Engineering
      Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE