"Deceiving the Deceivers: Moscow, Beijing, Pyongyang and the Allegations of Bacteriological Weapons
Use in Korea." Cold War International History Project Bulletin, vol.
The Bush Administration must reconsider its stance on small arms, bacteriological weapons
, and land mines as well.
Unit 731, an infamous medical team set up by the Japanese army in the suburbs of Harbin in northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province in 1936, developed bacteriological weapons
by conducting experiments on prisoners of war.
The United States and Biological Warfare is replete with photos and documents, such that it is difficult not to join with the authors in their summation that the covert planning of the Strategic Air Command for the delivery of bacteriological weapons
, along with pressures to widen the Korean War combined with the "circumstantial evidence from the United States, Canada, Australia, Korea, and China," lead "to the conclusion that the United States took the final step and secretly experimented with biological weapons in the Korean War." Perhaps, at long last, Jim Endicott has been vindicated.
(Footnote on Greenpeace: In a separate story recently Le Monde revealed that the French secret service once considered using bacteriological weapons
against Greenpeace activists; it's not known to what extent, if any, U.S.
But we know and bear in mind that there is also a risk of chemical or bacteriological weapons
," Valls said while addressing the country's National Assembly, according to (http://news.yahoo.com/french-pm-valls-says-chemical-warfare-risk-not-090014538.html) Reuters .
I have seen no evidence that the United States has ever used any form of bacteriological weapons
in Korea during the 1950-53 conflict or since.