was some nuclear weapons testing in the Kiritimati area. bomb test at Malden Island on 15 May ; Kiritimati was the.
Operation Grapple was the name of four series of British nuclear weapons tests of early atomic Test site, Kiritimati (Christmas Island), Kiribati; .. An advance party arrived on Christmas Island in an RAF Shackleton on 19 June
Christmas Island: In search of Britain's nuclear legacy The people of Kiribati, formerly the Gilbert Islands, have difficulty pronouncing the letter.
Between and , the UK and USA undertook
On the beach of a remote Kiribati atoll 60 years ago, Paul Ah Poy and hundreds Fijian troops on Christmas Island during Operation Grapple.
The Pacific atoll of Kiritimati (formerly the British colony “Christmas Island”), served during WWII as a stop-over for the U.S. Air Force on its way to Japan. After the.