Key DoD Official Who Argued for Unit 731 Amnesty Figures at Inception of U.S. Germ Warfare Campaign in Korea

Jeffrey Kaye
9 min readOct 13, 2021
Lt. General Shiro Ishii, creator of Japan’s Unit 731.

In July 2021, I posted lengthy sections of the germ warfare “confessions,” or “depositions” of four high-ranking U.S. POWs captured during the Korean War. One of them was from Colonel Andrew J. Evans, Jr., who had served with Air Force Joint Staff.