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By Jean-Paul Pallud

ISBN-10: 0850457408

ISBN-13: 9780850457407

From the earliest making plans phases of the German counter-offensive within the Ardennes in the course of global warfare II (1939-1945), Hitler was once confident of the significance of taking the Meuse bridges. He resolved that, while his forces broke throughout the US traces, one unique unit will be wearing American uniforms and issued with American guns and cars. during this guise they can make the most of the shock and surprise of the step forward, and circulation ahead to the Meuse bridges as though they have been chickening out americans. Jean-Paul Pallud information their supplier and the fateful series of occasions that undefined.

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From the earliest making plans phases of the German counter-offensive within the Ardennes in the course of global warfare II (1939-1945), Hitler used to be confident of the significance of taking the Meuse bridges. He resolved that, while his forces broke in the course of the US strains, one distinctive unit may be wearing American uniforms and issued with American guns and automobiles.

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A man of unorthodox tastes, Gottlieb lived in a former slave cabin that he had remodeled himself—with his wife, the daughter of Presbyterian missionaries in India, and his four children. Each morning, he rose at 5:30 to milk the goats he kept on his 15 acres outside Washington. The Gottliebs drank only goat's milk, and they made their own cheese. They also raised Christmas trees which they sold to the outside world. " This associate fondly recalls, "When you watched him, you gained more and more respect because he was willing to work so hard to get an idea across.

Thus the impetus toward mind-control research came not only from the lure of science and the fantasies of science fiction, it also came from the heart of the spy business. Notes The primary sources for the material on Professor Wendt's trip to Frankfurt were Dr. Samuel V. Thompson then of the Navy, the CIA psychiatric consultant, several of Wendt's former associates, as well as three CIA documents that described the testing: Document # 168, 19 September 1952, Subject: "Project LGQ"; Document # 168, 18 September 1952, Subject: Field Trip of ARTICHOKE team,20 August-September 1952; and #A/B, II, 33/21, undated, Subject: Special Comments.

ARTICHOKE and its successor CIA programs became an enormous effort that harnessed the energies of hundreds of scientists. The experience of the CIA psychiatric consultant provides a small personal glimpse of how it felt to be a soldier in the mind-control campaign. This psychiatrist, who insists on anonymity, estimates that he made between 125 and 150 trips overseas on Agency operations from 1952 through his retirement in 1966. "To be a psychiatrist chasing off to Europe instead of just seeing the same patients year after year, that was extraordinary," he reminisces.

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