Barton J. Bernstein

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Barton J. Bernstein is a professor of history at Stanford University and directs the university’s international relations program. His article “Why We Didn’t Use Poison Gas in World War II” appeared in the August/September 1985 issue of American Heritage .

Articles by this Contributor

August/September 1985

In a conflict that saw saturation bombing, Auschwitz, and the atom bomb, poison gas was never used in the field. What prevented it?

May/June 1992

On the twentieth anniversary of Watergate, a recently discovered diary reveals a similar conspiracy four decades earlier