Series 6 - Atomic bomb

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UTA 1791-6

Title

Atomic bomb

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  • 1944-1980 (Creation)

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1.36 m of textual and graphic record, publications, and cartographic records

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(1909-1993)

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In September, 1945 the British Chiefs of Staff were invited by their American counterparts to send a mission to Japan to study the effects of the atomic bomb. Omond Solandt was loaned to the Scientific Advisor to the Army Council in the War Office to go as his representative. He went as a specialist in damage to military installations but, there being none of significance in Hiroshima or Nagasaki, spent most of his time studying the casualties from a medical perspective.

This series includes Dr. Solandt

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For a detailed listing of this series, see Appendix 6 in Finding Aid Inventory.

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