Shared comment: Victorian match girls 1888 worked in terrible conditions, 14 hours a day for very little wages. Phosphorous used in making matches caused hair and teeth loss, yellowing of skin and phossy jaw, a type of facial bone cancer.
Bombs with a mixture of napalm and white phosphorus jelly dropped by Vietnamese AF Skyraider bombers explode across Route amid homes and in front of the Cao Dai Temple in the outskirts of Trang Bang, on June
The use of artillery-delivered white phosphorus by the United States-led coalition fighting Islamic State (also known as ISIS) forces in Syria and Iraq raises serious questions about the protection of civilians, Human Rights Watch said today.
Air Force Douglas Skyraider drops a white phosphorus bomb on a Viet Cong position in South Vietnam in
The only chemicals you can kills kids with are high explosives and white phosphorus, America confirms -- Following the outcry over the alleged chemical weapons attacks in Syria, the Pentagon have confirmed that the only legal chemicals you can use to kill children are high explosives and white phosphorus. “We’ve been happily and legally killing children for years with explosives, while our... -- -- http://rochdaleherald.co.uk/2017/04/06/chemicals-can-kills-kids-high-expl
U.S.-led forces appear to be using white phosphorus in populated areas in Iraq and Syria
9 June 17 U.-led forces appear to be using white phosphorus in populated areas in Iraq and Syria - The Washington Post
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Phossy jaw, formally phosphorus necrosis of the jaw, is an occupational disease of those who work with white phosphorus, also known as yellow phosphorus, without proper safeguards. It was most commonly seen in workers in the match industry in the 19th and early 20th century.