By Ian Castle

Within the Spring of 1809, the Austrian military, buoyant and whole of new-found patriotic fervour, rolled around the frontier with Bavaria. The time had come to specified revenge for the humiliating defeat suffered 4 years past at Austerlitz. yet ten days later, with their past decision washed away through the ceaseless rain, they have been streaming again from the Abens river with Napoleon in sizzling pursuit. Napoleon had no longer been within the entrance line whilst Austria had introduced its crusade. lower than the keep watch over of Marshal Berthier the French troops and their German allies had blundered forwards and backwards around the Bavarian geographical region. yet with the looks of Napoleon order was once created the place none had existed ahead of and presently Archduke Charles, commander of the Austrians, misplaced the initiative. even if defeated at Eggm"uhl on 21 April, the Austrian military, remained intact and able to motion.

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The US Army tried to develop nonlethal biological agents that could be used as safe simulants for a real bioweapons attack on the US population. The most commonly used simulants were serratia marcescens and bacillus subtilis (bacillus globii) (Cole, 1988, 167). These two microorganisms were sprayed as aerosols in combination fluorescent particles from ships on six separate tests, lasting 30 minutes each, in the San Francisco Bay in a simulated biowarfare attack during 20th and 27th September 1950 (Cole, 1988: 79).

PBS, 2013) What became clear from the chemical and biowarfare simulations of this era is that populations are highly vulnerable to such attacks and that attacks could be conducted covertly without anybody noticing until it was too late. 3╇ Electromagnetic ‘mind control’ research In the 1950s, the primary emphasis of CIA mind control research was on the use of psychoactive drugs, especially LSD. However, several MK ULTRA subprojects also investigated the influence of electromagnetic fields and waves on brains and behaviour.

Details regarding Olson’s mysterious death first emerged in a 1976 newspaper story, which led to a lawsuit by Olson’s family against the CIA. The Agency admitted to negligence. They had to apologize to the family and offered $750,000 in an out-╉of-╉court settlement, which the family accepted (Bowart, 1978: 89).  Starrs from George Washington University seems to have provided some ambiguous forensic evidence that the scientist was indeed murdered: he ‘had an unexplained lump on his forehead’.

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