1950

Ben Lomond

Biological weapons testing

The recent Sunday Herald story has once again reminded us of the notorious biological weapons tests that took place on board the Ben Lomond off the coast of North Tolst , Lewis, in the early 1950s.

These experiments were first revealed almost 10 years ago in Parliament as part of a fuller account into British and American activities during the Cold War. Questions about these experiments were asked at that time by a Labour colleague, Harry Cohen MP.

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