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Idaho Falls The Untold Story of America's First Nuclear Accident

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ISBN-10: 1550225626

ISBN-13: 9781550225624

Edition: 2003

Authors: William McKeown

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When asked to name the world’s first major nuclear accident, most people cite the Three Mile Island incident or the Chernobyl disaster. Revealed in this book is one of American history’s best-kept secrets: the world’s first nuclear reactor accident to claim fatalities happened on United States soil. Chronicled here for the first time is the strange tale of SL-1, a military test reactor located in Idaho’s Lost River Desert that exploded on the night of January 3, 1961, killing the three-man maintenance crew on duty. Through details uncovered in official documents, firsthand accounts from rescue workers and nuclear industry insiders, and exclusive interviews with the victims’ families and…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: ECW Press
Publication date: 5/13/2003
Binding: Day by Day Calendar 
Pages: 100
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.66" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English