Chapter  7: Human Experimentation

Section 5. Case Study

Carlos Serrano

Case Title: Navy Sailor Used in Mustard Gas Chamber Experiment

Description: This case is about a 17 year old Navy sailor who was recruited to experiment new Navy summer clothing in exchange for 3 day passes however was forced to engage in gas chamber experiments. One experiment had him gagging and choking and when he asked to be let out, he was ignored. He passed out and doesn't remember what happened after that. He did live to tell the story many many years later though.

Describing case:

http://www.angelfire.com/ca3/jphuck/BOOK3Ch13.html

http://www.trufax.org/trans/roc10.html

http://www.bullatomsci.org/issues/1993/m93/m93Freeman.html

http://www.sonic.net/~west/103-97.htm

http://www.gulfwarvets.com/senate.htm

Ethical Positions:

http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Hangar/1962/jm4-primr.html

http://www.ramazziniusa.org/oct00/informedconcent.htm

http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/Judaism/naziexp.html

http://www.ippnw.org/MGS/V2N2Lucas.html

http://www.nytimes.com/books/99/12/12/reviews/991212.12sherryt.html

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