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Never-before-seen images of nuclear tests undertaken in Australia in the 1950s have been revealed.
They were taken by a Tyneside member of the RAF and amateur photographer John Alfred Milsom.
The striking images have been stored for decades among the possessions of the late Sgt Milsom, who witnessed the moment the bombs were detonated.
Discovered by his daughter Janette Hoyles, from Dunston, Gateshead, she said: 'I remember him saying they were told to stand in a circle with their backs to the site of the explosion.
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Originally posted by bigbomb456
reply to post by Big Raging Loner
It's funny that she would commission their use on Argentina....of all places.
Originally posted by Big Raging Loner
However even after the tests had begun some of the natives continued to walk through the area. The result was severe health problems as you can imagine, for these aboriginals and eventually they sought legal representation to sue the government.