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Record #164579:

Amchitka and the bomb: nuclear testing in Alaska / Dean W. Kohlhoff.

Title: Amchitka and the bomb: nuclear testing in Alaska / Dean W. Kohlhoff.
Author(s): Kohlhoff, Dean W.
Date: 2002.
Publisher: Seattle: University of Washington Press
Abstract: Three nuclear weapons were exploded in Aleutian Islands in 1965, 1969 and 1971. Author examines how these tests were planned and conducted by U.S. Department of Defense and the Atomic Energy Commission despite intense opposition by political and civilian groups. Also explores vast environmental impact of blasts on wildlife refuge system and social and political effects on local inhabitants.
Keywords: 621.039 -- Atomic and nuclear energy.
623.454.82 -- Nuclear explosions.
J -- Social sciences.
(*49) -- Alaska.
(*495.2) -- Aleutian Islands.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*49) : 623.454.82
ISBN: 0295982551
SPRI record no.: 164579

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