UK’s nuclear test veterans ‘were victims of a crime’ with one suffering 100 tumours
Many of the 22,000 men who served at nuclear bomb tests carried out by Britain have died from cancers and suffered rare blood disorders – Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram heard their tales of horror Mirror UK,BySusie Boniface, 15 Dec 2021
Campaigning giants Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram have vowed to winrecognition for Britain’s nuclear test veterans, telling them: “You were victims of a crime.”
The two metro mayors likened 70 years of official denials aboutthe Cold War radiation experimentsto Hillsborough, forced adoptions and the contaminated blood scandal.
Around 22,000 men served at 45 bomb tests and more than 600 radiation experiments in Australia, America and the South Pacific between 1952 and 1991.Many have diedfrom cancers and suffered rare blood disorders. Their 155,000 descendants show 10 times the…
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