Clouds of Secrecy

Clouds of Secrecy
The Army's Germ Warfare Tests Over Populated Areas
By Leonard A. Cole
Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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In the 1970s Americans learned for the first time that they had been used for decades as unsuspecting guinea pigs in a series of astonishing experiments conducted by the US Army. Military researchers had been secretly spraying clouds of bacteria over populated areas in order to study America's vulnerability to biological weapons. Many civilians have suffered illness, even death, as a consequence.

"Biological weapons ... deserve a wider understanding. Dr. Cole's carefully researched account provides the best possible intorduction to this important subject." 
Nicholas Wade, The New York Times

"... should be read by every concerned citizen. Cole has performed an invaluable service for the public and for biomedical scientists." 
Jonathan King, MIT

From the Publisher (Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 1990): 

Clouds of Secrecy is a probing examination of the Army's germ warfare testing program from World War II to the present. Using extensive information from congressional hearings, courtroom testimony, interviews, and government documents, the author details the nature of the Army's biological experiments, the reasoning behind the tests, and the effects on exposed human populations.

paperback | 200 pages | 9780822630012