GOVERNMENT RECORD SOURCES AND INFORMATION

NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS CENTER (NARA)

http://www.nara.gov/regional/mprmpm.html

Information for getting records and a downloadable Form 180 which is needed to request records. This form may also be requested from any Veteran Service Officer.


DOE OFFICE OF DECLASSIFICATION

http://www.doe.gov/opennet/

Search the OpenNet Data base for declassified documents.


MARSHALL ISLAND PROGRAM

http://tis-nt.eh.doe.gov/ihp/marsh/marshall.htm

This online repository contains over 6000 documents of the US nuclear test program at the PPG Enewetak and Bikini test sites.


GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE (GPO)

http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aaces002.html

Find info on Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Congressional Records & Federal Registry. The 38CFR are the regulations that are used by the VA for the decision making of claims.

DOE ACHRE REPORT; CHAPTER 10 - ATOMIC VETERANS: HUMAN EXPERIMENTATION IN CONNECTION WITH ATOMIC BOMB TESTS

http://tis.eh.doe.gov/ohre/roadmap/achre/chap10.html

Notes how specific test personnel were designated as experimental subjects during test participation, but in actuality all participants became test subjects. This report contains admissions, by the Department of Energy (previously the Atomic Energy Commission), of the use of military personnel as experimental subjects during the nuclear test program and following.


TECHNICAL INFORMATION CENTER (TIS)

http://tis.eh.doe.gov/ohre/roadmap/whitehouse/appb.html

Text of: "Access to Records and Information to Human Radiation Experiments".


HREX Search Engine

http://hrex.dis.anl.gov/

Human Radiation Experimentation Research.

NUCLEAR TEST FILMS:

http://www.nv.doe.gov/news&pubs/photos&films/testfilms.htm

This is the web address for Bechtel NV (CIC) where you can order videos of the nuclear tests.


VITAL INFORMATION: (for claims filing)

http://www.orbiter.com/ramrod/index.htm

"Vital Information" link at bottom of page takes you to "Advice for Dealing With the VA Claim System". Also includes "Understanding The Appeal Process", which is provided by a VA link. You will find a source for VA Forms and information to obtain military records. Powerhouse of information.


LEVELS OF CONTINENTAL U.S.A. RADIOACTIVE IODINE-131 EXPOSURE RESULTING FROM THE NEVADA TESTS

http://www2.nci.nih.gov/

http://rex.nci.nih.gov/massmedia/Fallout/contents.html (Downloadable file)


HEALTH EFFECTS OF RADIATION

BULLETIN OF THE ATOMIC SCIENTISTS

http://www.bullatomsci.org/research/collections/coverpage.html

Special Collections--Early Years of the Bomb

Atomic Veterans Battle Time & "Boley Caldwell (NAAV Medical Database Administrator and Crossraods participant)
Wants an Apology" and other nuclear test stories.


JOHN GOFMAN MD., Ph D.

http://www.ratical.org/radiation

John Gofmann is a physician and a doctor of nuclear/physical chemistry and was an Associate Director ('62-'69) at the Lawrence Livermore Lab and co-founder of the Laboratories Biomedical Research Division ('63-'72) during which his program evaluated the role of ionizing radiation and chromosomal injury in human cancer causation. Included is much of his research results of the genetic effects of radiation exposure.

Included on this site is a full text 1982 book, "The First Atomic Veteran" with chapters 1 and 2, "Killing Our Own" and "Under The Mushroom Cloud", by Wasserman and Solomon; and "The Bonds of Trust vs Deceit by DOE", among many other interesting articles and comments.


PHYSICIANS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

http://www.psr.org/ncomplex.htm

A national organization of nearly 20,000 health professionals organized in 1961 to educate the public and policy makers of the effects of atmospheric nuclear testing.


ATOMIC VETERAN WEB SITES

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ATOMIC VETERANS NAAV:

http://www.naav.com/

Included is a downloadable issue of their quarterly newsletter and information regarding membership application and Sen Wellstone's Senate Bill S.1385.


NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ATOMIC VETERANS NAAV2:

http://www.dnc.net/users/derf/naav.htm

This site lists NAAV state area commanders and nuclear test reconstruction coordinators.


NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RADIATION SURVIVORS NARS:

http://www.radiationsurvivors.org/index.php

E-mail: nars1@tcoe.trinity.k12.ca.us

NARS is an organization devoted to radiation exposure to all elements of the public and includes excellent information directly effecting the Atomic Veteran. Extraordinary site.


TRINITY ATOMIC WEB SITE and HEW Archives (US):

http://www.enviroweb.org/enviroissues/nuketesting/

Nuclear Weapons: History, Technology & Consequences. Documents, photos and film clips, maps videos and books specializing in Atomic history. Great info.

Sister Site: High Energy Weapons Archive.   (Great Pics and Info)
http://www.enviroweb.org/enviroissues/nuketesting/hew/index.php


ATOMIC VETERANS WEB SITE:

http://www.angelfire.com/tx/atomicveteran/index.php

This is a very informative and interesting web site concerning Atomic Veteran interests.


PORTLAND OR. ATOMIC VETERANS:

http://www.aracnet.com/~pdxavets/

This website includes over 200 accounts of Atomic Veterans experiences as nuclear test participants. Also included are contacts for advisors willing to answer questions related to the Atomic Veteran, and updates on legislative and scientific issues.


ATOMIC VETERANS RADIATION NEWS

http://home.earthlink.net/~otaka/

This is a monthly subscription newsletter regarding atomic veterans and the general public effected by and concerned about radiation exposure.


CANADIAN ATOMIC VETERANS

http://www.telusplanet.net/public/kennethu/

Aims and Objectives of the Canadian Atomic Veterans Association are to find those who served in the Armed Forces, or their dependants who were subject to ionizing radiation. To exchange information, with those contacted and offer assistance. To liaise with Nuclear Veterans in any country that we may contact during our search.


ATOMIC VETERAN MUSEUMS AND HISTORY

NATIONAL ATOMIC MUSEUM:

http://www.sandia.gov/museum/main.htm

The museum is located in Albuquerque, N.M. The gift shop has a listing of current and out of print books, CDs and video tapes about the nuclear test program.


BUREAU OF ATOMIC TOURISM

http://www.oz.net/~chrisp/atomic.html

Info of tour and display exhibits and history of explosions and devices.


TINIAN AND SAIPAN HISTORY AND MARSHALL ISLANDS

http://www.saipan.com/cnmiinfo/history/index.htm

This is the period at which the use of nuclear power as a weapon had it's origination. The history of the preparation of the bombs which where to be dropped on Hiroshima/Nagasaki began with the planes, ships and troop activities on these islands. See "The Atomic Bomb & Sinking of the USS Indianapolis.


VETERAN NEWS SITES

NATIONAL VETERANS ORGANIZATION:

http://www.nvo.org

A wealth of information and of particular interest are "Tips for VA Claims" and "Attorneys for Claims".

COVA (Court of Veteran Appeals)
http://www.nvo.org/VV98/COVA/

Court decisions from 1989 til the present.
Case numbers of "Precedent Setting Decisions" are extracted and listed at the bottom of list.

VETERANS NEWS AND INFORMATION CENTER (VNIS):

http://www.vnis.com

Every imaginable kind of veterans news, including recent legislation, politics, support links and chat forums.

VETS. COM VETS SEARCH:

http://vets.com

The only search engine dedicated to veterans. Source of veterans & military info & web sites.

Should you encounter any dead Links lurking amongst these pages,

First contact the Web Master.

Second pursue the live ones!!

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