August 18, 2023

The Financial Legacy of the Nuclear Tests on Bikini Atoll

by The Journal

As part of the U.S. nuclear tests after World War II, a total of 23 nuclear weapons were detonated on and around Bikini Atoll. Eventually, the U.S. set aside funding to help the people of Bikini and their descendants. But, as WSJ’s Dan Frosch reports, those compensation funds have been drained.

Further Reading:

-Nuclear Tests Ravaged Their Home. Their Leaders Drained a Compensation Fund Dry. 

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