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Top 10 HORRIBLE and EVIL Weapons We are NOT Supposed to Use

Top 10 HORRIBLE and EVIL Weapons We are NOT
Supposed to Use 10. Poison Gas. Not to be confused with your baby nephew and
his highly toxic diaper, a variety of poisonous gases were used during World War I, notably
Chlorine, Phosgene, and Mustard (which is also a blistering agent that horribly burns
the skin and mucous membranes). Scientists have created a cornucopia of more
modern poison gases, such as VX, Nerve Gas (GA, GB, GD), Sarin and others. Most of these disperse with time, but Mustard
notably lingers for many years, creating an environmental nightmare. Some of these jewels of science gone mad also
blind the victim. Use of poison gas goes all the way back to
1000 BC when toxic substances such as Arsenic or irritating herbs such as Mustard were burned
to produce noxious clouds. Although first banned in 1899 and 1907 at
the Hague, the use of poisoned weapons and poison reached an all-time high during World
War I when the French became the first of the combatants to use poison gas. The 1925 Geneva Convention produced a protocol
which nations signed promising to never use poison or poison gas. (The US Senate did not ratify this treaty
until 1975!) Many countries used various forms of poison
and poison gas between the World Wars, but only Japan used these chemicals in any meaningful
way during World War II, but only against the Chinese. Since World War II, rogue states such as Iraq
have used poison gas and terrorists have employed chemical weapons. Despite enormous stockpiles of toxic chemicals,
the Soviet Bloc and Western Allies never did resort to using these weapons during the Cold
War. Non-lethal chemical agents such as tear gas,
vomiting agents, and malodorants may be used as long as they do not cause any permanent
damage. 9. Biological Toxins. These are naturally produced toxins that can
be deadly, and are treated like chemical weapons, both in use and in being legally banned. Examples include, Ricin, Saxitoxin, and Botulinum
toxin. 8. Biological Diseases. From ancient times warfare had included throwing
dead bodies infected with smallpox, plague or other diseases over the wall of fortifications
to attack the defenders. Europeans intentionally gave blankets infected
with smallpox to Native Americans, effectively wiping out enormous numbers of the Native
Americans. Weaponized Anthrax is a favorite of the 20th
and 21st Century mad military scientists. Disease could also be used to decimate an
enemy’s crops or livestock. Apocalyptic movies and television shows, novels,
and the like often depict a weaponized virus or germ (“Captain Tripps,” the “T Virus”
etc.) that becomes out of control and either kills everyone, almost everyone, or creates
zombies. Scientists claim such evil efforts at creating
a super disease can indeed cause millions or even billions of deaths. 7. Poison and Poisoned weapons. Another supposedly banned practice is using
some toxic coating on weapons to make them more lethal, such as coating bullets in cyanide
or some such poison. The past practice of poisoning water supplies
with either chemicals, diseases, or toxins is also frowned upon today. Booby traps containing sharp bamboo staves
(Pungi sticks) supposedly dipped in Water Buffalo urine or feces were used by the Viet
Cong against Americans in Viet Nam. 6. Nukes in Space. A treaty known best as The Outer Space Treaty
(the formal name is ridiculously long) bans the use of Weapons of Mass Destruction from
outer space, and bans the militarization of the Moon. This treaty, circa 1967, was meant mainly
to keep Nukes from being stationed in orbit above the Earth. An oversight in drafting the treaty failed
to include stationing conventional weapons in space, which includes some not so conventional
stuff, just not Nukes or chemicals and biologicals. What about lasers or other death-ray type
devices that can shoot down an enemy’s nuclear missiles? This is up for debate. 5. Napalm and Fire Weapons against Civilians. After the US and UK incinerated German and
Japanese cities during World War II, including their populations, it took until 1980 that
a treaty banning incendiary weapons such as Napalm as used against civilian targets. The United States refused to agree to this
International Law until 2009, and even then, with the reservation that we could use these
fire weapons on civilians if such use would save more civilian lives than such use cost! (Try to figure that equation!) 4. Neutron Bomb. A nuclear bomb with a small yield blast but
with enhanced radiation (ERW) in order to produce a brief but intense dose of radiation. This enhanced amount of radiation is meant
to kill mass quantities of people (soldiers?) while minimizing damage to buildings and infrastructure. Sound fiendish to you? It sounded fiendish to the Allies of the US
and these Allies refused to have such weapons based in their countries during the 1980’s,
and the ERW’s that were produced were quietly retired. Another use of the ERW’s was to use in warheads
of anti-ballistic missile, missiles, with the hope that the large release of radiation
would deactivate or cause partial fission of incoming nuclear warheads. International opinion and not an actual treaty
has banned these weapons. (“Dirty bombs” are highly radioactive
material blown up and scattered over a large area, without a nuclear explosion and are
kind of related to ERW’s. The idea of a “dirty bomb” fascinates
terrorists that cannot build an actual nuclear weapon.) 3. Dum-Dum bullets. The invention and use of smokeless gunpowder
resulted in bullets traveling so fast down the rifle bore that the lead would be wiped
off by the rifling grooves and the bore would foul and the bullets would not go straight. The solution was to encase the lead bullet
in a “jacket” of copper gilding metal. The result of such a “full metal jacket”
bullet was that the bullet would not flatten on impact with a person, and would often zip
right through a body leaving minimal damage to flesh and bone. The British Army came up with a solution at
the Dum Dum Arsenal in India, which was to remove the nose area of jacket (a soft point)
from the bullet, exposing a soft lead nose that would expand in a person, possibly even
fragmenting, leaving a massive, horrible wound. A similar technique quickly followed, that
of leaving a hollow cavity in the nose of the bullet (a hollow point) which gave a similar
performance to the soft point. Germany protested this development in 1898,
and in the Hague Convention of 1899 expanding bullets were outlawed for military use. Note: Exploding bullets were banned in 1868. 2. Blinding weapons. The 1980 Protocol on Blinding Laser Weapons
outlawed the use of lasers or other such devices to cause permanent blindness to the enemy
soldiers. Unfortunately, the use of laser range finders
and laser guided weapons can still “incidentally” cause blindness without violating the law. 1. Non-detectable Fragments. Another fiendish weapon is the use of non-metallic
mines, bullets, or bomb casings (usually mines to avoid mine detection). These weapons may use various plastics or
glass that does not show up on X-rays or other medical detection devices and may cause undue
suffering and misery to the victim by preventing effective medical treatment. Bonus Hellish Weapon: Unmarked, scatterable anti-personnel mines
would include those cluster bomb delivered instant minefields that can easily be blundered
into by civilians. In fact, mines from past wars, even many decades
ago blow up and maim thousands of civilians every year, as millions and millions of mines
have been either hidden by shallow burying or scattered about the countryside in countless
wars. Anti-tank mines and command detonated mines
are still allowed, but for anti-personnel mines to be used they must be able to be deactivated
remotely when not needed and the mine field must be clearly marked. Kids are especially vulnerable to anti-personnel
mines as they often play with the little bombs when the mines are found.

100 thoughts on “Top 10 HORRIBLE and EVIL Weapons We are NOT Supposed to Use

  1. The Native Americans got their revenge on the Europeans who gave them smallpox, the Native Americans gave the Europeans tobacco and thus cancer! The only war crime that the Allies could have committed would have been to lose WWII! Exploding bullets were used by the Allies, the Soviets, the Nazis, and everybody else in WWII.

  2. Rules? Since when does war have rules? The only reason the " terrorists " don't have nuclear weapons is because that would cut the war very short and that is bad business for weapon manufacturers and suppliers.

  3. This guy has no idea what he’s talking about. The small pox blankets as a method of genocide is a complete myth
    Now I wonder how much of this/other videos from this channel are fake

  4. The more I learn about the history of mankind, the more it disturbs me that we would do that to each other; because you know the politicians who started the war or who started the draft and then basically used most soldiers as cannon fodder, would NEVER show up to help fight in the war that they started. I think about much earlier history when kings would ride out with the troops. They might not be in the front line, but they were there observing what was happening to their troops, and made decisions by observation. Politicians now don't have the balls to go out to fight. If they did, we wouldn't have had the nasty weapons we have wound up with. Lousy wankers!!!!!!

  5. When you talked about Japan using poison gas in WW2, the way you said that it was only against the Chinese was funny. I know you didn't mean it but you made it sound like it was justified because out was against the Chinese, made me lol. Thanks Simon

  6. Europeans did not intentionally infect Indians. This is a common myth. There are a couple of pieces of evidence that suggest this as a battle tactic, but these would have been attempts to exploit an already existing epidemic. And no one knows if it was ever even tried. Don't perpetuate this.

  7. Only the Japanese used chemical weapons in any meaningful way in WW2? So the Germans killing millions of Jews with hydrogen cyanide wasn't "meaningful" then?

  8. #5 Napalm and fire weapons… Would that include British made White Phosphorus bombs sold to Saudi Arabia and dropped Yemeni hospitals?

  9. If it works…. Some counties should have been sprayed with poison, or nuked, instead of invaded. Afghanistan for instance.

  10. The distribution of small pox blankets never actually happened, at least there is no evidence that it happened. It was mentioned as an idea at the time but never actually put into practice. Over time people have just began believing it did.

  11. One sneaky use of mine warfare is to create a minefield without mines (nowhere does it states you must use mines). So what's the point of a mine less minefield? Well the enemy are forced to treat it as a real minefield, so it can funnel troops in to a true kill zone, or slow an advance.

  12. Statists created all of these to gain power over you and kill humans. Anarchists invented none of them and want no power over you. Who do you think is your friend? Government, or civil rights warriors? Never mind, keep on believing government is necessary and better.

  13. I was just in an argument where the other person insisted the smallpox blankets was a myth that is not supported by historical inventories or combatant locations.

    Very curious now.

  14. 3:05. Get the facts straight, Simon. The Spaniards gave small pox blankets out to the mayan and aztec regions on purpose for conquest. The British in the North Americas did not do such a thing. Their spread of plague was purely accidental because they did not know such a thing was possible at the time. The spaniards came along many years later.

  15. We perfected the technology of killing each other way before any other relevant technology. Shows what the species priorities are.

  16. American settlers did not intentionally infect Native Americans with smallpox. That legend is ridiculous. Germ theory wouldn't be around for over 250 years. The Indians got smallpox so bad because they had never come into contact with it before Europeans brought over livestock such as pigs and cattle which we now know carry the disease.

  17. Didn’t the NAZIs use poison gas on Jewish people, particularly late on with the implementation of the “final solution”.

  18. An I alone in thinking that it is weird to say it's OK if you shoot me as long as you don't pain the bullet to make sure it kills me

  19. It's interesting to be that the dum dum bullets/hollow points etc are banned for military usage, yet here they are required for hunting. FMJs are banned for hunting

  20. I never truly understood treaties on how to wage war. For millennia it’s been a cat n mouse and leapfrog game of discovering more lethal weapons in order to kill the enemy, but then suddenly, there’s limits on how to kill ..?
    All limitations did in Vietnam was prolong the conflict and allowed rice farmers to stand up to a super power like the US. We conventional bombed them into the stone age, but didn’t use nukes… wtf? Never go to war in inches.

  21. Hollow point bullets are very common now, they aren’t illegal. Or are they legal for civilian but not military??

  22. europeans intentionally give blankets infected with smallpox….Wait, why should all Europeans be blamed?  It happened Once and it was by then American English.

  23. Anyone else think it’s ironic that all these weapons are banned to prevent ‘permanent’ damage to enemy soldiers…
    when they cross the battlefield they should be as fit as possible to be shot… the world really sucks at times!

  24. Come On Simon do some research other than CNN……

    North American colonists’ warfare against Native Americans often was horrifyingly brutal. But one method they appear to have used shocks even more than all the bloody slaughter: The gifting of blankets and linens contaminated with smallpox. The virus causes a disease that can inflict disfiguring scars, blindness and death. The tactic constitutes a crude form of biological warfare—but accounts of the colonists using it are actually few.

    Colonial weaponizing of smallpox against Native Americans was first reported by 19th-century historian Francis Parkman, who came across correspondence in which Sir Jeffery Amherst, commander in chief of the British forces in North America in the early 1760s, had discussed its use with Col. Henry Bouquet, a subordinate on the western frontier during the French and Indian War.

  25. Is there any evidence that the smallpox contaminated blankets were known to be dangerous and thus intentionally given to the Native Americans though?

  26. You should have mentioned the use of Agent Orange by the USA during the Vietnam War. The affects were and still are truly horrifying after so many decades!

  27. Hollow points – way too brutal to be used in warfare but fine for police on civilian or civilian on civilian use… Hmmm…

  28. I seriously question to what extent stories of
    "infected blankets"
    given to native Americans,
    as a form of biological warfare,
    are actually true.
    These stories are almost all from a time
    before people understood that germs were the cause of disease,
    back before germs were even known about,
    back when
    the cause of disease was thought to be
    "miasma's" or "bad air"…

    giving used blankets to native American reservations…
    which were previously given to other N.A. reservations,
    that died of small pox afterwards
    …Means that the Americans,
    would have had to
    pack up & carry
    the small pox infected blankets,
    Exposing themselves to the small pox too.

    I don't know,
    I have to look into the subject more closely…
    But it seems more likely that blankets and other supplies contaminated with small pox,
    would've been given to native Americans,
    not so much because it was understood that this would spread small pox,
    but because the Americans were just reusing supplies that they had already given to other reservations,
    after the reservations those supplies were originally given to,
    died of small pox.

  29. If there is an agreement not to weaponize the moon and outer space, then why is Trump talking about space force? Then again, when does he ever have any consideration for the law, or for anything others have agreed upon?

  30. War is war. Making rules, because it hurts the soldier is stupid. The object is to kill. Now that being said, wounding a soldier is better because it reduces the number on the front line to fight because it will effectively remove two or more from the battle to take care of the wounded soldier. As for attacking unarmed civilians, that should never happen. But all else is fair.

  31. Your “equation” for #5 is relatively easy to produce. If there are 100 enemies and 10 civilians in a compound the 10 civilian casualties, while sad, is justifiable if the enemy in question has proven to have hurt civilians in the past.

    100 men could kill much more than 10 civilians so the equation balances.

  32. For context its also important to note that all those banned weapons except napalm were eventually proven ineffective at accomplishing any practical objective. Usually before they were banned.

    Ironically most because they werent lethal enough to do what they were intended to do, so the drawbacks outweighed the benefits.

  33. I didn’t realize mustard gas hung around so long.years?for real?damn,glad I’ve never encountered that stuff.

  34. I will subscribe if you add captions for my deaf homies. Other then that we really enjoy your channel. It’s kind of hard watching and translating in sigh at the same time

  35. I'm glad you mentioned the French were the first ones to use poison gas in ww1. Most people think it was the germans…wrong!

  36. You do know the Russians sent up a series of single orbit satellites with nuclear weapons aboard to get around the Treaty, right?

  37. Bull. Crap. You really believe that people who believed that dirty rags in a counter produced rats were able to know about microscopic germ warfare? People with immunity gave Indians blankets and didn’t realize that the native Americans didn’t have an immunity to the disease. Look at all the cases of when groups of people met and disease spread between the people groups. A sad accident at best

  38. Number 10 the 2 guys releasing the gas are not in gas mask een though the winds blowing in the right direction you are right on top of it. They must be dumb

  39. INCORRECT !!! Hollow point & lead nose bullets are NOT dumb dumb bullets. This a common mistake made by the Americans. Hollow point bullets were not invented in WW1 but were invented by the British in the 1890's.Dumb dumb bullets were invented by the British in WW1, a dumb dumb bullet is a miniature canon shell with an explosive inside.

  40. Europeans did not intentionally give small pox blankets to native Americans. They had no idea of small pox, due to the Europeans being immune to the disease..

  41. The disease ridden blankets is a meth. Germ Theory hasn't even been thought of yet. Only thing they knew is that rotting carcasses cause diseases

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