World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF RUSSIA: Fog?

Neither combatant ever has acknowledged using gas, perhaps in fear of reprisals. The Red Army, however, accused the Nazis of using gas in the Kerch campaign, a charge stoutly denied by Berlin. Last week a German corporal* published a revealing, apparently uncensored article on the Nazis' "fog mortar":

"On height No. 60.8, the decisive point, our division's sector attack has rolled to a halt. The Soviets are sitting tight in a mighty system of forts. But with our new weapons, the heavy mortars, we will out-smite them just as we did at Kerch....