Accession Number:

ADA002524

Title:

Lethal Chemical Warfare: Option or Myth

Descriptive Note:

Student essay

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-10-18

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

The events which led to the US obtaining a lethal chemical offensive capability are examined, as are intelligence indicators of Soviet policy concerning lethal chemical warfare. US public opinion is assessed to the extent of determining the general trends and shaping factors. Arguments for and against the lethal chemical option are presented and analyzed.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE