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The biological warfare program of the Japanese in World War II is extensively documented, but the entomological weapons development and delivery is most vividly recounted in Unit 731 Testimony by Hal Gold (Singapore: Yen Books, 1996), Factories of Death: Japanese Biological Warfare, 1932—1945, and the American Cover-Up by Sheldon Harris (New York: Routledge, 2002), and A Plague Upon Humanity: The Secret Genocide of Axis Japan's Germ Warfare Operation by Daniel Barenblatt (New York: HarperCollins, 2004). The chilling transcripts of the Khabarovsk Trial are available as Materials on the Trial of Former Servicemen of the Japanese Army Charged with Manufacturing and Employing Bacteriological Weapons (Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1950). A broader historical perspective is provided by Robert Harris and Jeremy Paxman in A Higher Form of Killing: The Secret History ofChemical and Biological Warfare (New York: Random House, 2002).

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