By Michael Shaara
Winner of the Pultizer Prize
In the 4 such a lot bloody and brave days of our nation’s heritage, armies fought for 2 conflicting desires. One dreamed of freedom, the opposite of a life-style. way over rifles and bullets have been carried into conflict. there have been thoughts. there have been provides. there has been love. and much greater than males fell on these Pennsylvania fields. vivid futures, untested innocence, and pristine good looks have been additionally the casualties of warfare. Michael Shaara’s Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece is exclusive, sweeping, unforgettable—the dramatic tale of the battleground for America’s destiny.
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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. 3â•‡ 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-â•‰of-â•‰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’.