Nature of Chemical-Biological Weapons
New Disclosures About Gas-Germ Weapons
Facts about chemical and biological weapons of war, long shrouded in mystery, are beginning to come into the open. Revulsion of peoples the world over to putting gases or germs to military use has made most military and government officials reluctant to talk about even elementary precautions the United States is taking to ready itself for this kind of warfare. The State Department in particular has wanted to avoid giving Communist propagandists any possible peg on which to hang new accusations comparable to the spurious germ warfare allegations circulated during the Korean War.
Now, however, the long silence on the subject has been broken. No one is telling technical secrets, but enough has been said to indicate the ...