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  1. #1
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    Three Generations Of One Family Affected By British Military Nuclear Testing

    A RAF veteran has said that three generations of his family have suffered health defects since he worked on a nuclear test site 60 years ago.

    Bob Fleming was one of 22,000 men stationed in Australia and Christmas Island to test atomic and hydrogen bombs between 1952 and 1958.

    At 24 years old, Bob was stationed at Christmas Island, where it was his job to witness the testing.

    During that time, he would shower in and drink contaminated water.

    Now 83, the great-grandfather believes that decades of deformities in his family have been caused by his prolonged exposure to radiation.

    His three children, eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren have suffered varying levels of health defects from extra knuckles to deformed pelvises.

    http://www.forces.net/news/three-gen...uclear-testing

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    Also reported in the Norwich Evening News...

    http://www.eveningnews24.co.uk/news/...ties-1-5276518

    "Mr Fleming is one of several veterans from Norfolk...."

    No further comment needed when it comes to birth defects.....
    It'll do a trip...
    Of course it'll fit... just feck off and get me a bigger hammer

 

 

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