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The American Veteran: Atomic Bill

This is an Access Fort Wayne production, headquartered at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, IN. The interview is from a program called "The American Veteran" which is produced and hosted by Dale Parish. His guest for this episode was Bill Hambrock, a Korean War veteran. In 1952, Hambrock was part of a military unit that was exposed to a nuclear detonation from a distance of 3.5 miles. After the blast, his unit was instructed to move to ground zero of the detonation.

The American Veteran: Atomic Bill

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