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Grappling with the Bomb: Britain’s Pacific H-bomb tests

Maclellan, Nic

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Grappling with the Bomb is a history of Britain’s 1950s program to test the hydrogen bomb, code name Operation Grapple. In 1957–58, nine atmospheric nuclear tests were held at Malden Island and Christmas Island—today, part of the Pacific nation of Kiribati. Nearly 14,000 troops travelled to the central Pacific for the UK nuclear testing program—many are still living with the health and environmental consequences. Based on archival research and interviews with nuclear survivors, Grappling with...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2017-09
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/213108
DOI: 10.22459/GB.09.2017
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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