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 playing trials with poisonous brokers at top-secret Allied examine amenities. In Britain, a complete military of over 21,000 squaddies 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 finished historical past of chemical and organic guns learn by way of former Allied powers, offering an important new interpretation of the cover-up of the dying 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 technological know-how" from its improvement in the course of the First international struggle to the continued makes an attempt by way of the overseas group to prohibit those weapons.

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