USA dragging feet over Palomares radioactive waste cleanup

Remember when the Yanks nuked Palomares? Well, I don’t, it happened back in the 60’s. In short, a US long range nuclear bomber with four nuclear bombs on board was refuelling over Almeria when it crashed with the plane supplying it with fuel, and the four bombs fell over Palomares, two on land and two in the sea. None went off, but the radioactive charges of two of them were spilt over a couple of Continue reading USA dragging feet over Palomares radioactive waste cleanup

Hollywood to make a film out of the bombing of Palomares

The infamous event that took place over Palomares the 17th of January, 1966, when an American B52 nuclear bomber dropped it’s 4 nuclear bombs after crashing into the refuelling tanker resuppling it, is to be made into a film according to the “Hollywood Reporter”. You will remember that 3 of the bombs were quickly recovered, although one split open upon landing; the fourth was the subject of an intense search by US special forces and Continue reading Hollywood to make a film out of the bombing of Palomares