National Atomic Veterans Day, July 16, 2018

 

CnwQbAUVIAAFuFKFrom 1945 to 1963, the United States conducted 235 atmospheric nuclear weapons tests in the Pacific Ocean and the Southwestern U.S. In appreciation of the approximately 250,000 American service men and women who witnessed and participated in these tests, Congress designated July 16, 1983 as “National Atomic Veterans Day.”

 

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