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This is from the SciScoop blog. I've known about the Port Chicago disaster for many years, but never heard the speculation that it was a secret nuclear blast. I did some Googling and found this very intersting site exploring the conspiracy theory.

http://www.sonic.net/sentinel/usa5.html

Sounds pretty bizarre to me, but wouldn't it be interesting if saint FDR had tested a nuke on US citzens, and left black sailor to die in the test?

1 posted on 07/17/2004 6:20:05 PM PDT by Phsstpok
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To: Phsstpok; SAMWolf

Background about Port Chicago in the Foxhole here:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/965427/posts

From the photos, there doesn't appear to be enough damage.


2 posted on 07/17/2004 6:59:06 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: Phsstpok
It was a tragic accident involving a cargo ship loaded with conventional munitions.

The work crew was all black enlisted men with white officers.

The investigation led ultimately to reforms in duty assignments for black Americans. Loading ammo was plenty dangerous - they wanted to get into combat.
3 posted on 07/17/2004 7:25:49 PM PDT by BenLurkin ("A republic, if we can revive it")
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To: Phsstpok
a friend and I drove there with an electronic geiger counter mounted outside my truck and my Linux Laptop inside,

These guys sound like the GhostBusters.

6 posted on 07/18/2004 6:44:09 AM PDT by martin_fierro (P a t r v v s M a x i m v s)
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