The British Nuclear Weapons Programme, 1952-2002


"The first British nuclear weapon test took place in Australia in October 1952 and British nuclear weapons have been a source of controversy ever since. In this book, scientists, doctors, peace researchers and others assess the military value, political impact, health effects and legality of the programme and tell the story of opposition to successive generations of weapons. With the future of Trident soon to come under review, this book questions whether British nuclear weapons should have a future."

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2003


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