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The huge wall of spray and debris rapidly billowed outward, drifting 7 miles (11 km) and rolling over all the target vessels. CONTAMINATED! As scientists had predicted, the radiation from Baker did not disperse into the atmosphere. Instead, massive amounts of radioactive material fell back into Bikini Lagoon and onto the target vessels anchored there. The amount of radiation on target ships immediately after the blast was twenty times greater than that of a fatal dose. Yet only forty minutes later, patrol boats entered the lagoon to examine the damaged vessels.
But it was not until 1982 that the US government officially corrected its misstatements about Rongelap. ” The Department of Defense went on to clarify that the people on Rongelap had, in fact, suffered acute radiation poisoning. ACCIDENT OR COVER-UP? Why did the US government choose not to evacuate the people of Rongelap? The US military knew that Bravo was a bigger and more powerful nuclear weapon than any that had come before. And weather reports suggested the winds would carry radioactive fallout to the island.
Most of the bomb’s radiation fell into the base surge, contaminating the water. The huge wall of spray and debris rapidly billowed outward, drifting 7 miles (11 km) and rolling over all the target vessels. CONTAMINATED! As scientists had predicted, the radiation from Baker did not disperse into the atmosphere. Instead, massive amounts of radioactive material fell back into Bikini Lagoon and onto the target vessels anchored there. The amount of radiation on target ships immediately after the blast was twenty times greater than that of a fatal dose.