Mortality of veteran participants in the crossroads nuclear test

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In 1946, approximately 40,000 U.S. military personnel participated in Operation CROSSROADS, an atmospheric nuclear test that took place at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Congress passed a law directing the Veterans Administration to determine whether there were any long-term adverse health effects associated with exposure to ionizing radiation from the detonation of nuclear devices. This book contains the results of an extensive epidemiological study of the mortality of participants compared with a similar group of ...

Mortality of Veteran Participants in the CROSSROADS Nuclear Test 1996, National Academies Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9780309055963