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The Atomic Soldiers via The New York Times

By Morgan Knibbe Feb. 12, 2019 I’ve always been fascinated by nuclear weapons and the self-destructive tendencies of mankind. So when I found declassified United States Civil Defense footage of soldiers maneuvering in the glare of a mushroom cloud, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Veteran claims three generations of family left with deformities due to nuclear test radiation exposure via Eastern Daily Press

When Robert Fleming watched one of the world’s most powerful weapons detonate 60 years ago, little did he know of the lasting impact it would have on future generations. Aged just 24, the RAF serviceman was stationed on an island … Continue reading

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Takai introduces bill to help atomic veterans via KHON2

An Always Investigating report has helped prompt legislation in Congress to make a change to help some long forgotten veterans. KHON2 reported earlier this year about thousands of veterans who helped clean up radioactive debris in the Marshall Islands, but … Continue reading

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Justice for the Atomic Veterans via Huffington Post

[…] James Gates was born in Chicago’s South Side in 1935. Upon returning from Korea in 1954, Gates was reassigned to Camp Desert Rock, Nev. In an interview with Nancy Hogan for her article “Shielded From Liability,” Gates explained that … Continue reading

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