Secret Science: A Century of Poison Warfare and Human Experiments

Secret Science: A Century of Poison Warfare and Human Experiments


There have lengthy been allegations that many servicemen were duped into enjoying trials with poisonous brokers at top-secret Allied learn amenities. In Britain, an entire military of over 21,000 infantrymen had participated in mystery experiments among 1939 and 1989. a few remembered them as risk free, others as destructive, and in remoted instances lethal. Ulf Schmidt deals a entire background of chemical and organic guns study by way of former Allied powers, delivering an important new interpretation of the cover-up of the demise of a British serviceman in 1953. utilizing new archival fabric and together with many interviews with these concerned, he charts the background of this "secret technology" from its improvement through the First international conflict to the continuing makes an attempt through the foreign group to prohibit those weapons.

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