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Factories of death : Japanese biological warfare, 1932-1945, and the American cover-up

Author: Sheldon H Harris
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Factories of Death details the activities of the Japanese army scientists that conducted numerous horrifying experiments upon live human beings. It investigates who from the upper echelons of the Japanese military and political establishments knew of the experiments, also the question of whether or not Allied POWs were subjected to such tests, and the nature of the deal that was brokered with US authorities after  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sheldon H Harris
ISBN: 0415932149 9780415932141
OCLC Number: 999793699
Description: xxx, 385 p. : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Japanese Factories of Death --
Manchuria --
Ishii Shiro --
The Beiyinhe Bacteria Factory --
Phase 1: Building Ping Fan --
Phase 2: Hell in Ping Fan --
The Secret of Secrets: Human Experiments --
The Death Factory in Changchun --
The Death Factory in Nanking --
Experiments on Prisoners of War --
Who Knew? --
American Cover-ups --
The American Biological Warfare Program --
Discovery of the Secret of Secrets --
Investigations --
Scientists and the Cover-up --
The Military and the Cover-up.
Responsibility: Sheldon H. Harris.
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Factories of Death details the activities of the Japanese army scientists that conducted numerous horrifying experiments upon live human beings. It investigates who from the upper echelons of the Japanese military and political establishments knew of the experiments, also the question of whether or not Allied POWs were subjected to such tests, and the nature of the deal that was brokered with US authorities after the war. This new edition has been completely updated, and contains an entirely new chapter detailing the numerous revelations that have surfaced since the book's initial publication in 1994.

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Indispensable Asia-Pacific War History Publication

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Dr. Sheldon H. Harris's Factories of Death: Japanese Biological Warfare, 1932-1945 is an indispensable monograph...
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