Bikini atoll nuclear test video
The ship was so radioactive that it was later sunk.
The main radiation risk would be from the food:
This was the only trust ever granted by the U.
The opportunity for some Bikini islanders to potentially relocate back to their home island creates a dilemma.
A International Atomic Energy Agency report found that Bikini is still not safe for habitation because of dangerous levels of radiation.
They were the first time that a nuclear weapon had been deployed since the 1945 attacks on Japan
Bravo - nearly three times its predicted power - exposed thousands in neighbouring islands to the radioactive fallout despite the residents in Bikini Atoll being evacuated before the first test in
This miscalculation would be reason enough for the Commission to withhold all public information about the test.
When the islanders were removed from the island inthe U.
A IPPNW study claimed that particles from all nuclear explosions could be responsible for up tocancer deaths globally.
Only a few living islanders were born there.
Robert Conard, head of Brookhaven National Laboratory 's medical team in the Marshall Islands, understated the risk of returning to the atoll.
The first detonation, Test Able, was conducted on July 1,
Once these have been temporarily pacified by compensation, medical care, and a promise to extend the danger zone, the United States and, indeed, all the Western allies will then have to face the question which cannot be avoided much longer:
Most of the younger generation have never lived there or even visited and do not have a desire to return.