19. Smoke and Chemical Weapons

Smoke and chemical weapons both utilize clouds of gas to impact movement and combat on the battlefield. Smoke is used to block visibility and inhibit enemy fire upon friendly forces. Smoke is usually placed on the target in projectiles such as smoke candles, artillery shells, grenades and bombs. Chemical weapons employ deadly gasses that are used to incapacitate or kill enemy troops and to inhibit enemy movement through affected areas.

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