Marshall Islands | Nuclear Castaways (15 images)

Castaways of the Marshall Islands

In the middle of the Pacific Ocean is a secretive U.S. military base which oversaw 105 nuclear bomb tests from 1946 to 1962. Today it is home to the Reagan Test Site, the world's largest active missile range. Thousands of people were forced to leave their homes to make room for the U.S. military activity. Over 12,000 of them live crammed on the 80-acre island of Ebeye, nicknamed the "Slum of the Pacific," because it lacks adequate...
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