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Below is a list of biological risk assessments that we have identified through our research, but have not yet been able to locate. If you have a copy of any of these documents, please consider submitting them here.

Date Name Where referenced and/or possible location/citation
28-Aug-39 OC CWS Technical Study No. 10 OC CWS Technical Study No. 10, Maj M. E. Barker, CWS, "Bacteriological Warfare Possibilities". In Technical Library Army Chemical Medical Center, MD
20-May-44 TB-Med 45 TB-Med 45, Notes on Certain Infectious Diseases (R)
15-Nov-44 USBWC Report USBWC Report (TS), Development of the Biological Warfare Program of the United States
10-Jan-45 Instruction for Defense Against Biological Attack CWS Tng Memo SPCYV (S), Instruction for Defense Against Biological Attack
1-Jan-46 Special Report #28 Young, “Special Report #28 Access Restricted,” RG 175, NM84, Box 2, National Archives at College Park, MD
31-Aug-46 Instructions for Defense Against Biological Attack Tentative TM (no number) (S), Instructions for Defense Against Biological Attack
1947 Report on Biological Warfare, B.W. (47) 20 (Final), Report No. R-4778-47 Referenced in 1947 Excerpts from 1947 Report on Biological Warfare
26-Aug-47 CX 18/3.4 and CX 18/3.5 Referenced in 1948 Annual Report of BW Committee
14-Oct-47 CX 21/3 Referenced in 1948 Annual Report of BW Committee
14-Oct-47 CX 8/3 Referenced in 1948 Annual Report of BW Committee
14-Oct-47 Report on National Policy on Biological Warfare Report on National Policy on Biological Warfare, Committee on BW, RDB
20-Apr-48 CX 18/7 Referenced in 1948 Annual Report of BW Committee
18-May-48 CX 32/1 Referenced in 1948 Annual Report of BW Committee
1949 Biological Warfare Operation, Consolidated Technical Estimates Biological Warfare Operation, Consolidated Technical Estimates, RDB, 1949
1949 Correspondence between the Chairman, NSRB, and Secretary of Defense regarding Biological Warfare Correspondence between the Chairman, NSRB, and Secretary of Defense regarding Biological Warfare. 28 Dec. 1949 - 2 Feb. 1950
6-May-49 Public Relations Aspects of Biological Warfare Public Relations Aspects of Biological Warfare, Secretary of Defense’s Ad Hoc Committee on BW
1-Oct-49 A Comparative Evaluation of Chemical Warfare, Biological Warfare and Radiological Warfare A Comparative Evaluation of Chemical Warfare, Biological Warfare and Radiological Warfare, 1 November 1948, submitted by Dr. W. AIbert Noyes, Jr., and revised by the Research and Development Board
24-Jan-50 CX 32/3 Referenced in RDB BW Operations
24-Jan-50 Program Guidance Report, 1950 Program Guidance Report, 1950, Committee on BW, RDB
24-Feb-50 Biological Warfare Col. William M. Creasy (Cml C Chief). “Biological Warfare”. Research & Engineering Div., Office, Chief, Chemical Corps
24-Feb-50 Biological Warfare Intelligence on the USSR (An Estimate of the Current Situation) Dr. F. L. Campbell. “Biological Warfare Intelligence on the USSR (An Estimate of the Current Situation)”. Office of Scientific Intelligence, CIA
31-Mar-50 Army Planning with Respect to the CEBAR Weapons Brig. Gen. C. V. Schuyler. “Army Planning with Respect to the CEBAR Weapons”. Plans Division, G-3, U.S. Army
1952 Report of the International Scientific Commission for the Investigation of the Facts Concerning Bacterial Warfare in Korea and China (With Appendices) https://atom.library.yorku.ca/index.php/report-of-the-international-scientific-commission-for-the-investigation-of-the-facts-concerning-bacterial-warfare-in-korea-and-china-with-appendices
15-Jul-52 WSEG Report No. 8, "An Evaluation of Offensive Biological Warfare Systems Employing Manned Aircraft" L. Coggeshall, “WSEG Report No. 8: An evaluation of Offensive Biological Warfare Weapons Systems Employing Manned Aircraft, Recommendations and Conclusion of the Ad Hoc Medical Committee,” 1952, RG 330, box 366, Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD.
16-Dec-52 RDB 107/12/2, BW Supplement, "Sixth Program Guidance Report, RDB" Referenced in 1953 History of Ad Hoc Committee on BW
1953 BW 102/1 BW Technical Objectives Referenced in 1953 History of Ad Hoc Committee on BW
1953 BW 113/1 Areas of Responsibility and Defense Emphasis in BW Research Referenced in 1953 History of Ad Hoc Committee on BW
1953 BW 210/1, Report of Ad Hoc Committee on Use of Human Volunteers in BW Tests Referenced in 1953 History of Ad Hoc Committee on BW
1953 Report on Biological and Toxicological Chemical Warfare Research, Development, and Production Programs. Report on Biological and Toxicological Chemical Warfare Research, Development, and Production Programs. Reference in 1953 Memo of meeting on Report on Biological and Toxicological
1-Sep-53 Proposed Guidance on Biological Warfare Research and Development, BW 107/8 Referenced in 1954 Proposed Guidance on biology and Chemical Warfare Research
1-Jun-55 WSEG Report No. 14, "The Status of Biological Warfare Weapons Systems" Record Group 330, "Projects, Reports, and Working Papers [Weapons Systems Evaluation Group; Reports], 1957-1962" (Entry UD-UP 113)
15-Aug-58 WSEG Report No. 31, “A Reappraisal of Biological Warfare” Record Group 319, "Army Copies of Weapons Systems Evaluation Group (WSEG) Reports" (Entry UD 35064) (Box 2 would hold the range for the report numbers)
1960 1960 Report of the Working Group on the Current Antifood Defense Programs Referenced in 1961 Memo to Director of DRE 2
1961 1961 Report of Advisory Panel on biological and Chemical Defense Referenced in 1961 Memo to Director of DRE 2; not sure if ever produced
1961 1961 Report of the Ad Hoc Study Group Review of Special Operations Referenced in 1961 Memo to Director of DRE 2
1-Oct-61 Plans for the Development of B&C Weapons and Defense Capabilities, 1 Oct 1961 "Plans for the Development of B&C Weapons and Defense Capabilities" by the Joint Task Group report on Project 112
21-Aug-02 Special Report #84 “Special Report #84 Access Restricted,” RG 175, NM84, Box 3. National Archives at College Park, MD.
Unknown CX 38/4, Military Priority Rating for Development of Anti Personnel BW Agents Referenced in 1953 History of Ad Hoc Committee on BW
Unknown Mass Destruction Terrorism Study Ford Library, Bobbie Greene Kilberg Files, Box 17, Mass Destruction Terrorism Study
Unknown RDB 64/5, Committee Report on Capabilities of Biological Warfare Referenced in 1948 Committee on Biological Warfare Report on Capabilities