Medical Aspects of Biological Warfare
by Martha K. Lenhart, et al.
Publisher: Dept. of the Army 2008
Number of pages: 694
This book a vast compendium of nearly 600 pages detailing the history and current state of biological warfare, ranging from countermeasures to legal dimensions. This epic work is the most comprehensive and up-to-date medical text related to the use of countermeasures for biological agents in warfare and terrorism.
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