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The Great Secret: The Classified World War II Disaster That Launched the War on Cancer

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On the night of December 2, 1943, the Luftwaffe bombed a critical Allied port in Bari, Italy, sinking seventeen ships and killing over a thousand servicemen and hundreds of civilians. Caught in the surprise air raid was the John Harvey, an American Liberty ship carrying a top-secret cargo of 2,000 mustard bombs to be used in retaliation if the Germans resorted to gas warfare. After young sailors began suddenly dying with mysterious symptoms, Lieutenant Colonel Stewart Alexander, a doctor and chemical weapons expert, was ...

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The Great Secret: The Classified World War II Disaster That Launched the War on Cancer
2020, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9781324002505

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The Great Secret: The Classified World War II Disaster that Launched the War on Cancer
2020, Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781611856446

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