Christmas Island 1962

Michael Bliss on Christmas IslandFor one year back in 1962 Michael Bliss was stationed with the Royal Navy on the Pacific Island of Christmas Island. One degree off the Equator and the main area for testing nuclear bombs for the USA and Britain in the fifties and early sixties. Here are some of the images that he took and we recommend that you visit the British Nuclear Test Veterans Association site and also to find out more about the Nuclear Test Shame.

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Images from Christmas Island 1962