Australia’s Failed Bid for the Bomb
At 9:00 in the morning on Oct. 3, 1952, a 25-kiloton nuclear explosion vaporized the retired British frigate HMS Plym off Australia’s remote western coast. The Operation Hurricane detonation in the Monte Bello Islands was a seminal moment for Britain and marked its return to the club of great... Read more

Chris Walsh

Chris Walsh has an academic background in International Relations from the University of Queensland, Australia. His key areas of interest are the Cold War, contemporary military issues and military aviation.

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