Depleted Uranium: featuring Pulitzer prize winner John
Hanchette editor of USA Today from 1991 to 2001and Pentagon DU expert Dr. Doug Rokke, a serving officer for 30
years. It is mostly about the experiences with DU in the first Gulf War.
America, Britain, Russia and Pakistan all convert their nuclear power plant
wasted into DU weapons and sell them on the international market. A DU round
is 10 pounds of solid uranium, contaminated with plutonium, americium,
neptunium and uranium-236. It catches fire the instant it leaves the barrel.
On impact, 40-50% spalls (breaks off into tiny bb sized shrapnel). The
oxides form a fine inhalable powder. One third of the Gulf War vets are on
permanent disability. [The Gulf War soldiers were in Iraq a tiny fraction of
the time the soldiers are being kept in Iraq.] Rokke says he was ordered to
lie about DU, because the military was determined to continue using it,
despite the danger to US troops. Bush sent troops to Iraq with known
defective gas masks. In the Iraq heat, the sweat breaks contact at the side
of the face.
National Personnel Records Center
(Military Personnel Records)
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5100
The 1973 Fire at the National Personnel Records Center (St. Louis, MO)
On July 12, 1973, a disastrous fire at NPRC (MPR) destroyed approximately 16-18
million Official Military Personnel Files. The affected record collections are
||Personnel and Period Affected
Personnel discharged November 1, 1912, to
January 1, 1960
Personnel discharged, September 25, 1947,
to January 1, 1964
(with names alphabetically after Hubbard, James E.)
No duplicate copies of the records that were destroyed in the fire were
maintained, nor was a microfilm copy ever produced. There were no indexes
created prior to the fire. In addition, millions of documents had been lent to
the Department of Veterans Affairs before the fire occurred. Therefore, a
complete listing of the records that were lost is not available.
Google: "Military records destroyed in St. Louis, MO"
National Association of
Atomic Veterans, Inc
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