"Study of the vulnerability of subway passengers in New York City to covert action with biological agents"

James Jacobs filed this request with the Army - United States Department of the Army of the United States of America.


From: James Jacobs

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

This 1968 report is cited frequently, but I have not been able to find it online or in any library. Citation: US Army. "A Study of the Vulnerability of Subway Passengers in New York City to Covert Action with Biological Agents." Miscellaneous Publication 25. Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD, January 1968

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


James Jacobs

From: Army - United States Department of the Army


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As stated previously, this office has no records. This is too broad as written, we need more information to make sure we refer your request to the right activity that might have responsive documents, what is the contract number (s), if you don't have it please send your request to CDR, USAMRIID, below is their contact information.

1425 Porter Street
Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5011
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From: James Jacobs

Thank you for your response. I have contacted CDR, USAMRIID ATTN: MCMR-UIX-J at Fort Detrick.

James Jacobs

From: James Jacobs


I twice have contacted CDR, USAMRIID ATTN: MCMR-UIX-J at Fort Detrick. however, I have not heard back from them. Please advise as to how I can get this FOIA request answered.

I look forward to your prompt response.


james jacobs

From: James Jacobs


Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

James Jacobs