Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The past century has vividly illustrated that technology and war go hand in hand - together they have produced the most destructive and frightening weapons the world has ever seen. Chemical gases, nuclear weapons, landmines, incendiary weapons among others are the products of technology and war. There are many treaties restricting the development, production, stockpiling, proliferation and usage of weapons of mass destruction, as well as conventional weapons considered inhumane and indiscriminate. Learn more about weapons deemed too terrible, destructive or inhumane to be used in war and the many treaties regulating them in the following pages.