H-Bombs and Hula Girls: Operation Grapple 1957 and the last Royal Navy Gunroom at sea

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Published to coincide with the 60th anniversay of Britain's first successful thermonuclear bomb testing in the Pacific, H-Bombs and Hula Girls tells the tale of ten young men brought together through National Service in the Royal Navy and taking part in Britain's top secret tests near Christmas Island. They experience at extremely close quarters what the world is told were three megaton H-bomb explosions, going on to show their country's flag in Hawaii, then around the South Pacific, and finally round all of South America. ...

H-Bombs and Hula Girls: Operation Grapple 1957 and the last Royal Navy Gunroom at sea 2017, Uniform Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781910500682

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