Getting Away With Murder
Posted on: 2005-08-30 17:21:40
It began, perhaps, innocently enough at the end of WW I in 1918. The medical bureau of Japanese Army set out to study biological agents that could be used as weapons. Remember, this was at a time when the first war in history had just seen the use of chemical weapons so it was not perceived as some sinister undertaking. Later Japan refused to sign the 1925 Geneva Convention governing wartime bans of biological weapons.