The weaponization of insects during the Cold War is recounted in Alistair Hay's paper, "A Magic Sword or a Big Itch: An Historical Look at the United States Biological Weapons Programme," Medicine, Conflict and Survival, 15 (1999): 215—234. Portions of An Evaluation of Entomological Warfare as a Potential Danger to the United States and European NATO Nations by William H. Rose (Dugway, Utah: U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, 1981) can be viewed at Other good sources include Ed Regis's The Biology of Doom: The History of America's Secret Germ Warfare Project (New York: Henry Holt, 2000) and Robert Harris and Jeremy Paxman's A Higher Form of Killing: The Secret History of Chemical and Biological Warfare (New York: Random House, 2002).

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