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Originally posted by violenttorrent
There was another post on ATS a year or two ago which asked the same question. It received the same barrage of "what about hiroshima" responses. Watch my video: www.youtube.com... - there is no footage of Hiroshima which is definitely identifiable as Hiroshima - just bomb footage ascribed as such.
What is it with people that they can't even consider for one second that something they have only seen movies of on a screen might not be real?
Originally posted by Kiwiemperor
reply to post by violenttorrent
Yeah, considering I studied nuclear weapons and fission for about a month this summer (I was bored, heh heh) yeah they're pretty freakin' real. These things aren't Santa Claus. Maybe i should ask him for one though...
Science has given us three things for sure
The Easy Bake Oven
Atomic Weapons ^.^
Originally posted by zerbot565
to be frank i dont belive in the nuke ,
seposedly old ussr and u.s have detonated around 300+ nukes of diffrent form and size , but wheres the fallout.
if it now is true and not just propaganda , then burning the candle at both ends seams to be not just a form of idiocy but also a very real thing world leaders and pawns tend to do.
Also in the Marshall Islands, the United States detonated its largest weapon ever tested, the Bravo shot of March 1, 1954, the equivalent of 1,000 Hiroshima-sized bombs. Bravo exposed the crew of a Japanese fishing boat near Bikini, Marshallese residents downwind from Bikini, and U.S. servicemen to levels of radiation that caused death, and lifelong illness. Following Bravo, U.S. government researchers evacuated some of the islanders and enrolled them in a secret medical experiment, called Project 4.1, to study the effects of radiation on human beings. Later, the U.S. government resettled the unwitting participants in this program on an island highly contaminated with radiation to learn first-hand how human beings ingest and absorb radiation from their environment.
During the Cold War, the United States made immeasurable political strides as nuclear superiority guaranteed status as a superpower, and ushered in a period of nuclear deterrence. This political advancement of the United States did not come without a price for the Marshallese, however, whose health and environment continue to display the scars of U.S. achievements.
Recently the U.S. National Cancer Institute predicted that the Marshallese will experience hundreds more future cancer cases directly linked to the U.S. nuclear weapons testing program. The radiological illnesses from the testing program continue to overwhelm the capabilities of the public health infrastructure in the Marshall Islands. Beyond the participants of Project 4.1, the U.S. government contributes only $7 per patient per month for the communities most affected by the testing program and for people with confirmed radiogenic illnesses, such as cancer.