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Clean Up Crew, Three Mile Island, October 1979

Clean Up Crew, Three Mile Island, October 1979

Taken on 1979-10-01

A clean-up crew working to remove radioactive contamination at Three Mile Island. (no exact date given)

Source: John G. Kemeny/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-12-24

Anti-Nuclear Rally, Harrisburg Pennsylvania, September 1979

Anti-Nuclear Rally, Harrisburg Pennsylvania, September 1979

Taken on 1979-09-04

Anti-nuclear rally outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Source: NARA/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-12-24

Jimmy Carter, Three Mile Island, April 1979

Jimmy Carter, Three Mile Island, April 1979

Taken on 1979-04-01

President Jimmy Carter touring the TMI-2 control room on April 1, 1979 with NRR Director Harold Denton, Governor of Pennsylvania Dick Thornburgh and James Floyd, supervisor of TMI-2 operations. Note the plastic bags covering their shoes, worn to prevent the possibility of inadvertently carrying dust-borne radioactive isotopes out of the power station when they left. Of course, dust-borne radioactive isotopes would be a risk to not just their shoes, but especially their clothing. The "plastic bags" were more than likely to prevent the spilled radiation from entering their feet. Note the radioactivity "broom sweepers" totally covered in the photo below in the section, 2.4 Cleanup

Source: John G. Kemeny/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-12-24

Rusting Barrels of Agent Orange, Johnson Atoll, 1976

Rusting Barrels of Agent Orange, Johnson Atoll, 1976

Taken on 1976-01-01

Rusting barrels of Agent Orange on Johnson Atoll, 1976. Date unknown.

Source: US Government

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-17

Leaking Agent Orange Barrels, Johnson Atoll, 1973

Leaking Agent Orange Barrels, Johnson Atoll, 1973

Taken on 1973-01-01

Leaking barrels of Agent Orange, Johnson Atoll, 1973.

Source: US Government

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-17

Huey Spraying Agent Orange

Huey Spraying Agent Orange

Taken on 1970-06-01

Huey helicopter spraying Agent Orange in Vietnam. Agent Orange was a defoliant used in the Vietnam war to reduce cover for local guerrillas. U.S. Army Operations in Vietnam R.W. Trewyn, Ph.D. , (11) Huey Defoliation National Archives: 111-CC-59948, originally found in Box 1 Folder 9 of Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. Collection: Agent Orange Subject Files

Source: Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. Collection: Agent Orange Subject Files, The Vietnam Center and Archive,

Uploaded by Agirvan on 2014-02-03

US Helicopter Sprays Defoliation Agent Over Mekong Delta, South Vietnam, July, 1969

US Helicopter Sprays Defoliation Agent Over Mekong Delta, South Vietnam, July, 1969

Taken on 1969-07-26

US helicopter sprays defoliating agent, likely the highly toxic Agent Orange, over the Mekong Delta, South Vietnam, July, 1969.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-17

US Armored Personnel Carrier Sprays Agent Orange, South Vietnam, Vietnam War

US Armored Personnel Carrier Sprays Agent Orange, South Vietnam, Vietnam War

Taken on 1969-01-01

US troops spray Agent Orange from an armored personnel carrier in South Vietnam. Exact date and location unknown.

Source: ttu.edu

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-17

Nucleartillery

Nucleartillery

Taken on 1953-05-25

GRABLE EVENT - Part of Operation Upshot-Knothole, was a 15-kiloton test fired from a 280-mm cannon on May 25, 1953 at the Nevada Proving Grounds. Frenchman's Flat, Nevada - Atomic Cannon TestHistory's first atomic artillery shell fired from the Army's new 280-mm artillery gun. Hundreds of high ranking Armed Forces officers and members of Congress are present. The fireball ascending.

Source: Federal government of the United States

Uploaded by SATest on 2013-11-12

WWII Smokestacks

WWII Smokestacks

Taken on 1942-06-01

Smokestacks from a wartime production plant, World War II.

Source: Alfred Palmer

Uploaded by SATest on 2014-01-20

Aerial View of Ruins of Vaux, France, 1918

Aerial View of Ruins of Vaux, France, 1918

Taken on 1918-03-01

The First World War saw the complete destruction of many communities that were unlucky enough to be located in the war zone. The advent of the airplane provided a new opportunity to witness this destruction from above.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-06

Edwin Chota Portrait; Saweto, Peru.

Edwin Chota Portrait; Saweto, Peru.

Taken on 2014-09-12 *

Edwin Chota, an outspoken Peruvian opponent of illegal logging and three other native Ashaninka community leaders were shot and killed in the remote region bordering Brazil. Chota had received frequent death threats from illegal loggers, who operate in the region with impunity.

Source: Frankbajak.com

Uploaded by Taylor on 2015-10-24

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