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Fallout: Hedley Marston and the Atomic Bomb Tests in Australia
by Roger Cross
In the 1950s the Australian government agreed to let the British government test atomic bombs in South Australia's deserts. Prime Minister Menzies was flattered to be needed by "the mother country" and the rise of the science of physics and the power of atomic weapons was irresistible. The Australian public was assured that there was no risk from radioactive fallout, but o...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published December 31st 2001 by Wakefield Press Pty, Limited (AUS)
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