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Secret Weapons : Two Sisters' Terrifying True Story of Sex, Spies and Sabotage Hardcover – February 15, 2001
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Now in their late 30s, the Hersha sisters claim to have experienced chilling childhoods, recounted here by two Ohio-based investigators Schwarz (The Hillside Strangler) and former police captain and "ritual abuse expert" Griffis who say they have studied declassified CIA files and interviewed military personnel in an effort to bolster the Hersha memories. Before the age of seven, the sisters say, they were inducted into a covert, government-authorized, mind-control program designed to spawn spies and assassins. During weekends and summers, they were subjected to traumatizing experiments. Cheryl tells of her days as a caged "lab rat," released to navigate electrified mazes. The two became "psychological captives," programmed to respond to code words. Following practice in weaponry, martial arts and flight training, altered identities were purportedly introduced. At 15, Lynn "was made part of a unit that experienced murder," and she assumed the identity of team leader "Lt. Rick Shaw." As the seductive "Samantha Gooding," Cheryl would paralyze her victims, and she later became the cocky chopper pilot "Sgt. Thomas O'Neil." Naturally, these two "men," long separated, were destined to meet: "Cheryl Hersha! It's me, Lynn, your sister. You've got to let me go. You can't shoot me." Credibility collapses, as improbabilities are piled on inconsistencies, and the truth is buried beneath simplistic, pulp-adventure prose. In closing, the authors claim that "Their story is true," following with an admission that they found no government documents about the program or the sisters. An elaborate disclaimer about the "presumed thoughts and imagined words of the participants" will lead many readers to ponder just how much real events have been fictionalized.
Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.
From the Publisher
All research materials obtained by author Ted Schwarz, including declassified documents about these programs, will be made public through his archives at Hayden Library, Special Collections Division, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.
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It makes it plausible that the Sandy Hook false flag could be done just using mind controlled adults and children, plus a few crisis actors, to pull off that hoax. So many discrepancies in the official mass media version that came out a year later are easy to explain now. Almost every mass shooting event now can be explained with this information.
Easy to read and very interesting. The documentation backs up the facts.
This was the first book I read explaining mkultra and I found it packed for of evidence and documentation showing what happened to the girls. Their childhoods were far from normal, but they did survive and speak out on behalf of those that did not.
The only thing I found lacking in the book was that it was very US-focused, and did not cover the mkultra within the UK and only briefly referred to the Canadian experiments. It was Canadian citizens who forced this to come to light, and received the first compensation from the US government.
additionally, we caution those who draw conclusions about these "black" programs to do so related to their own experiences within them--specifically directed to those in the therapeutic field--due to the diversity of programmers, programming techniques, as well as the resultant differences attributed to the victim and their intentionally designed alter personalities (among other things.)
we, as a deprogramming victim, take issue with the intimations in the book of the therapist Cheryl Hersha worked with in that his lack of extensive experience did not halt him from concluding what "integration" ought to look like in other victims. he presented it as what is to be considered "believable" and not.
this field of work for the therapists, the researchers and even us victims is a "Pandora's box" to say the least. the "black tech" being used is always changing and at rate most would find unbelievable. generalizations are not only dangerous, they can be invalidating to others who have suffered at the hands of these usurpers of the civilian's rights and laws, both spiritually and ethically.
survivors read with caution. if you feel invalidated, talk to someone about it, your experiences are as valid as anyone else's.
again, thank you to Lynn and Cheryl Hersha.