Canada's Once-secret 'Atomic Veterans' Get Place in War Museum

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By Tom Spears – Ottawa Citizen

Jim Huntley was an 18-year-old Canadian soldier shipped off to Nevada in 1957 with 39 others, and told nothing. Until an American officer told them an atomic bomb was about to blow up 20 kilometres away.

Even facing away from the test blast with their hands covering their closed eyes, the men were stunned by what they saw.

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JULY 2018

Vol. 12 - No. 12


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