In the kind of clipped BBC English that more frivolous generations associate with comic Harry Enfield’s Mr Cholmondley Warner, the narrator explained how the LSD was given to the Royal Marine Commandos “in a cup of wartah.”
“Twenty-five minutes latah, the first effects of the drug became apparent. The men became relaxed and began to giggle.”
They certainly did. The black and white footage from 1964 shows the hitherto ferociously well-drilled servicemen lying flat on their backs, helpless with laughter, or staggering against trees, intoxicated by the hilarity of it all, and by the acid. “One ahr and ten minutes after taking the drug,” intones the narrator, “With one man climbing a tree to feed the birds, the troop commander gave up, admitting he could no longer control himself or his men.
“He himself then relapsed into laughter.”
Perhaps bizarrely, the whole thing was considered something of a triumph. Ultimately, though, this field exercise conducted by the government’s secretive Porton Down chemical weapons research establishment was the first in a series that would end in failure. Half a century ago this year, the military’s experimentation with acid ended with the chairman of the Chemical Defence Advisory Board declaring that the idea of using LSD as a weapon of war was “more magical than scientific”.
That the British military gave:
Do Americans Really Know the History of Their Country?
America Is Still Fundamentally a British Colony
At a Smithsonian/Zócalo “What It Means to Be American” event at the British Museum in London, The Economist editor and columnist Adrian Wooldridge makes the case that America has defined itself by accepting or rejecting elements of British culture.
SLAVERY IN THE U.S., DID IT END?
USA Is A British Colony/Federal Reserve Act/FR Is Private/USA Is A Corporation/Rothschild’s Exposed!
USA Is A British Colony/Federal Reserve Act Of 1913/Federal Reserve Is Private/USA Is A Corporation/Rothschild’s Exposed! Can’t believe it? Why do you think they omitted the first eight presidents before George Washington, who each only served one year? Why have most of the world history books left out the U.S. presidents before Washington? Who wouldn’t want American citizens and soldiers to know the truth? The bottom feeders that have fed on a nation of loving people and abused the privileges of their positions in power and trust.
God Bless & Jesus Saves..Forgive the One Who Has Trespassed Against You, But Know Them.
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