[ RadSafe ] Remembering the Other Weapon of Mass Destruction

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Tue Aug 7 20:27:12 CDT 2012

Aug. 7

         Link to Amazon.com's reviews of Barenblatt's book:


Steven Dapra

At 05:51 AM 8/7/2012, you wrote:
>I question the description of "coverup" and "hidden" in the blog below,
>but believe the essence of this story is important and is correct, It
>seems not widely known that Japan did have a nuclear (or atomic) program
>in WW2 and they did conduct substantial human research on chemical and
>biological weapons. And the US did explicitly forgo war crimes trials
>against Japanese leaders in return for turning over extensive Japanese
>biological research data to the US.
>If you are interested in pursuing these topics, then looking into the
>German submarine U-234 in WW2 will really tickle your fancy.
>I question the suggestion of germ warfare by the US in the Korean War,
>but I do not know. I neither saw nor heard of any such operations while
>in Korea in 1950-51.
>Remembering the Other Weapon of Mass Destruction
>I first wrote this blog entry in 2006 after reading an amazing book
>called ?A Plague Upon Humanity? by Daniel Barenblatt. It tells the story
>of the hidden history of Japan?s biological warfare program before and
>during WW II.  Since we are remembering the atomic bombing of Hiroshima
>and Nagasaki this week I thought we also should remember the origins of
>another weapon of mass destruction - biological weapons.


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