Transmission patterns of smallpox: systematic review of natural outbreaks in Europe and North America since World War II
- Japan admits to use of biological weapons in Second World War. // Nature;9/5/2002, Vol. 419 Issue 6902, p8
Reports that a Japanese court has acknowledged that the country's army used biological weapons against Chinese civilians during World War II but has dismissed compensation claims made by the victims and their families.
- Churchill's secret biological weapons. Bernstein, Barton J. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1987, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p46
Focuses on Great Britain's plans to use biological weapons during World War II. Biological weapons research; Ordering of anthrax bombs from the U.S.; 'Most secret' status of the British biological weapons program; British officials' fears that Germany would learn of British biological warfare...
- Gruinard Island handed back. Aldhous, P. // Nature;4/26/1990, Vol. 344 Issue 6269, p801
Reports that the UK Ministry of Defense is handing back Gruinard Island, off of Scotland, nearly 50 years after it was requisitioned for wartime biological experiments. Bombs containing anthrax spores were detonated in 1942 and 1943; Island now proclaimed safe.
- Tools of Biological Warfare. Al-Agamy, Mohamed H.M. // Research Journal of Microbiology;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p193
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- Lethal legacy. Hadfield, Peter // New Scientist;02/03/2001, Vol. 169 Issue 2276, p5
Discusses a case between China and Japan, in which relations of Chinese people who died from outbreaks of rare diseases are suing the Japanese government for its use of biological weapons in World War II. Contention by Japan that biological weapons were not used; Deaths in China from outbreaks...
- Lytle S. Adams Proposed one of America's Battiest Weapons. Powles, James M. // World War II;Jul2002, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p62
Provides information on a weapon proposed by U.S. dentist and oral surgeon Lytle S. Adams that used bats as combatants against Japan during World War II. Details of the scheme and its development; Amount spent on the bat project; Reason for its cancellation despite the successful tests.
- Japan's biological weapons: 1930-1945. Gomer, Robert; Powell, John W.; Röling, Bert V. A. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Oct1981, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p43
The article presents a report on the psychological climate engendered by the Second World War. Helpless prisoners were killed and tortured by the Japanese in search of cheap and effective weapon. During this period, the United States dropped two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japan...
- The New Face of War. Baldwin, Hanson W. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May1956, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p153
The article examines on the technological revolution of the world, which illustrates the immense changes in the art of war. These include the weapons, tactics and strategies that have occurred in short span of world history, and that most of these changes have been compressed into the last...
- North Korea: The War Game. // Future Survey;Jun2005, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p6
Focuses on the threat posed by North Korea to the U.S. national security discussed in the article "North Korea: The War Game," by Scott Stossel, published in the July 2005 issue of the periodical "The Atlantic Monthly." Speculations on the chemical and biological weapons possessed by North...