Grapple Slings and Moonshine: Conversations with the men who tested atomic weapons on Christmas Island

2 thoughts on “Grapple Slings and Moonshine: Conversations with the men who tested atomic weapons on Christmas Island”

  1. very interesting and some parallel with my experience on the Monte Bello Islands in 1956 for operation Mosaic with the controversial G 2 test

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  2. My dad served in the Royal engineers on Christmas islands after the tests clearing the site 59 60
    They would fish and camp by the lagoon near the blast point on their leave days he said the ground was black.
    He loved his time on the island but was never told the risks

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