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Grappling with the bomb : Britain's Pacific H-bomb tests

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概要 Grappling with the Bomb is a history of Britains 1950s program to test the hydrogen bomb, code name Operation Grapple. In 1957 58, nine atmospheric nuclear tests were held at Malden Island and Christm...as 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 the Bomb presents i Kiribati woman Sui Kiritome, British pacifist Harold Steele, businessman James Burns, Fijian sailor Paul Ah Poy, English volunteers Mary and Billie Burgess and many other witnesses to Britains nuclear folly.続きを見る
目次 The leader: Sir Winston Churchill
The survivors: Lemeyo Abon and Rinok Riklon
The fisherman: Matashichi Oishi
The Task Force Commander: Wilfred Oulton
The businessman: James Burns
The pacifist: Harold Steele
Interlude: On radiation, safety and secrecy
The Chief Petty Officer: Ratu Inoke Bainimarama
The sailor: Paul Ah Poy
The high chief: Ratu Penaia Ganilau
The WVS ladies: Mary and Billie Burgess
The pilot: Geoffrey Dhenin
The Prime Minister: Harold Macmillan
The Foreign Officer: Gillian Brown
The telegraphist: Roy Sefton
The soldiers: Isireli Qalo
The Banaban: Tekoti Rotan
The mothers: Sui Kiritome
The last soldiers: Josefa Vueti
The President: John F. Kennedy
Interlude: Contested illnesses
The research scientist: Al Rowland
The litigant: Pita Rokoratu
The Rear Admiral: Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama.
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登録日 2020.06.27
更新日 2020.12.23