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The United States and biological warfare : secrets from the early cold war and Korea

Author: Stephen Lyon Endicott; Edward Hagerman
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that the United States experimented with and deployed biological weapons during the Korean War. This title explores the political and moral dimensions of this issue, asking what restraints  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Lyon Endicott; Edward Hagerman
ISBN: 0253334721 9780253334725
OCLC Number: 59445124
Description: [1 volume]
Contents: List of maps, tables, photo creditsIntroductionChapter 1. Aches and Fevers in China and KoreaChapter 2. Second World War OriginsChapter 3. The Japanese ConnectionChapter 4. The Secretary of Defense and Revival of a ProgramChapter 5. Research and Development 1945-1953Chapter 6. Plans and MissionsChapter 7. Korea: a limited war?Chapter 8. Psychological Warfare and the 581st ARC WingChapter 9. The CIA in the Korean WarChapter 10. Insect Vectors in Occupied Japan: Unit 406Chapter 11. The FlyersChapter 12. ConclusionBibliographic NotesAppendicesIndex
Responsibility: Stephen Endicott and Edward Hagerman.

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