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Stalin's Secret Weapon: The Origins of Soviet Biological Warfare

Anthony Rimmington

Abstract

Stalin's Secret Weapon is a gripping account of the early history of the globally significant Soviet biological weapons program, including its key scientists, its secret experimental bases and the role of intelligence specialists, establishing beyond doubt that the infrastructure created by Stalin continues to form the core of Russia's current biological defense network. Anthony Rimmington has enjoyed privileged access to an array of newly available sources and materials, including declassified British Secret Intelligence Service reports. The evidence contained therein has led him to conclude ... More

Keywords: Biological warfare, Soviet Union, Stalin, Weapons of mass destruction, Russia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190928858
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190928858.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony Rimmington, author
University of Birmingham