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#US #Military Tested Chemical Weapons on #WWII Soldiers by Race

Though the formerly secret program was declassified in 1993, a new investigation by NPR includes interviews with former test subjects and documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act Request, which confirm the grouping of enlisted men by race to determine if different races reacted differently to the chemical agents. © Flickr/ Jzee The Truth is Out: NASA Chief Admits Mysterious Area 51 Exists Rollin Edwards, who is African-American, was one of the 60,000 enlisted men that were exposed to mustard gas and other chemical agents. While some men were exposed to liquid chemicals directly on their skin, and others were exposed out in the open in battlefield conditions, Edwards, now 93 years old, was shut up in a wooden chamber with several other men, and gas was piped into it. "It felt like you were on fire," said Edwards. "Guys started screaming and hollering and tryi...

Full article: http://sputniknews.com/military/20150623/1023719777.html

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