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Poisoning the Pacific : the US military's secret dumping of plutonium, chemical weapons, and Agent Orange / Jon Mitchell.

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Whiting PL - Whiting ON ORDER (Text) WHTNG9781538130339 On order On order -

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  • ISBN: 9781538130339 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1538130335 : HRD
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2020]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Japanese weapons of mass destruction and the US cover-up -- Nuclear warfare in Japan and the Marshall Islands -- Okinawa : "the junk heap of the Pacific" -- Military herbicides, Vietnam, and Okinawa -- Polluting with impunity -- Okinawa, paradise lost --Environmental contamination and accidents on Okinawa (1947-2019) -- Japan : contamination, nuclear deals and the Fukushima meltdowns -- Toxic territories : Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Johnston Atoll -- Towards environmentaljustice -- Appendix: Contaminants.
Summary, etc.:
"For decades, the US military has been contaminating the Pacific region with toxic substances. Thousands of service members, their families, and local residents have been exposed-but the US has hidden the damage and refused to help victims. This book reveals the enormous extent of contamination and the lengths the Pentagon will go to conceal it"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: War > Environmental aspects > Pacific Area.
Nuclear weapons > Environmental aspects > Pacific Area.
Nuclear weapons > Environmental aspects > United States.
Radioactive pollution > United States.
Radioactive pollution > Pacific Area.
Chemical weapons disposal > United States.
Chemical weapons disposal > Pacific Area.
Offenses against the environment > Government policy > United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Environmental aspects.
World War, 1939-1945 > Environmental aspects.

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