Secret Plan Revealed: CIA Told to “Destroy” Those Supporting Communist Germ Warfare “Myth”

Front cover of CIA’s 2010 brochure, “Baptism by Fire,” which introduced the release of hundreds of formerly declassified CIA records on the Korean War. (Public Domain)
  • In summer 1952, the U.S. government grappled with Communist charges of U.S. use of biological weapons (BW) in the Korean War, labeling the accusations part of a Soviet-instigated “Hate America” campaign. Top officials claimed disingenuously in internal communications that they didn’t understand “the precise reason for choosing germ

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