Pin It
Use your arrow keys to navigate

Millions of Britons Were in Germ Warfare Tests

Monday 23 January 2012

‘The Ministry of Defence turned large parts of the country into a giant laboratory to conduct a series of secret germ warfare tests on the public.

A government report just released provides for the first time a comprehensive official history of Britain’s biological weapons trials between 1940 and 1979. Many of these tests involved releasing potentially dangerous chemicals and micro-organisms over vast swaths of the population without the public being told.

While details of some secret trials have emerged in recent years, the 60-page report reveals new information about more than 100 covert experiments.’

Read more: Millions of Britons Were in Germ Warfare Tests