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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. First Printing. 351, illus., maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index, usual library markings, rear flyleaf has been removedDJ in plastic sleeve. This book details the U.S. plans to invade Japan at the end of the Second World War. The authors contend that the Japanese were not planning on surrendering, and were only forced to do so by the American use of atomic weapons.
New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2004. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xxv, , 260 pages. Illustrations. Preface, Acknowledgments, Introduction, ten chapters, Endnotes, and Index. Ink date on fep. Ex-library with usual library markings. DJ is in a plastic sleeve pasted to boards. Daniel Barenblatt holds degrees from Harvard and UCLA. . A fascinating overview of Japan's biological warfare provides a historical context for the gruesome experiments on humans that began in northern China in the early 1930s, linked to Japan's military expansion and fathered by scientist Shiro Ishii, who figures prominently in the book. The accounts of experiments on humans and massive germ warfare attacks against civilians—more than 400,000 Chinese died of cholera after two attacks in 1943—include the testimony of Chinese victims and witnesses as well as some Japanese. While most atrocities were committed against Chinese and Koreans, some Westerners, including American prisoners of war, were also victims. The most thoughtful portions of the book explore how such atrocities "...coldly preserve medicine's scientific devices while annihilating all its high ideals." Shameful U.S. government efforts, spearheaded by MacArthur, to protect the Japanese perpetrators from prosecution in exchange for their research, even to the extent of characterizing the only war crimes trial that prosecuted perpetrators as propaganda, are well documented. Although many of the gruesome facts have been published before, Barenblatt brings together the many contexts of how Japan's war machine came to commit biological war crimes on a massive scale, with a final death toll of 580,000. (from Pub. Weekly).
New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1999. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xxxvii, , 186 pages. Maps. Bibliography. Index. Paul Bracken (born March 12, 1948) is a professor of political science and business at Yale University. Bracken is a respected thought leader in global competition and the strategic application of technology in business and defense. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and has served on the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel, the Board of Advisors of the Naval Postgraduate School and the U.S. Naval War College; and an advisory group for Los Alamos National Laboratory. He has been a visiting scholar at the CIA and Beijing University; and has consulted with many other branches of the US Government. He is a consultant to the Office of Net Assessment, and Senior Fellow and member of the Board of Advisors at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the author of six books on global business, warning and risk, national security and world order and has written for the New York Times and other publications.
Washington DC: National Defense University Press, 2017. First Printing [Stated]. Wraps. , 69,  pages. Additional Reading. Definitions and Methodology. Notes. Dr. W. Seth Carus is a Distinguished Research Fellow at the National Defense University. His research focuses on issues related to biological warfare, including threat assessment, biodefense, and the role of the Department of Defense in responding to biological agent use. He also studies allegations of biological agent use and has written a paper, Bioterrorism and Biocrimes: The Illicit Use of Biological Agents in the 20th Century, and several articles on that subject. He has been at NDU since 1997. From 2001 to 2003, Dr. Carus was detailed to the Office of the Vice President, where he was the Senior Advisor to the Vice President for Biodefense. Before assuming that position, he was on the staff of the National Preparedness Review commissioned to recommend changes in homeland security organization and supported the Office of Homeland Security while it was being established. Prior to joining NDU, Dr. Carus was a research analyst at the Center for Naval Analyses. He worked on studies related to the impact of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons on the conduct of a major regional contingency in Korea. From 1991 to 1994, Dr. Carus was a member of the Policy Planning staff in the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense. Dr. Carus has a Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.