75 years after nuclear testing in the Pacific began, the fallout continues to wreak havoc
By Patricia A. O'Brien, Historian, Visiting Fellow in the School of History, Australian National University and Adjunct Professor in the Asian Studies Program, Georgetown University
In 1946, the US began its nuclear testing on Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands -- a terrifying thought for many Australians. Some 75 years on, the evidence shows their fears were well-founded.
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- Monday, April 5, 2021