Rays from numerous peace-time tests of nuclear weapons.
Leukemias and other cancers; assorted maladies, largely undocumented.
Science says: exposure to ionizing radiation causes increase in probability of cancers, and other lingering maladies, systemic degeneration, but, ...
The US government told loyal soldiers to run into the mushroom clouds, into ground zero, told them they'd be safe, and then studied them to see how they'd react to an atomic warfare simulation.
Anno Atomi: Growing Up with the Atom
Portland, Oregon Atomic Veterans:
Atomic Veterans, Atomic Test Series and Dates
U.S. Atmospheric Tests
Killing Our Own:
'National Security' Kept Atomic Veteran's Suffering a Secret
Atomic Veterans: Human Experimentation in Connection with Atomic Bomb Tests
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