The proof that British nuclear test crews WERE used as human guinea pigs by their own government – Mirror Online

A shot of one of the bombs tested on Christmas Island (Image: Sunday Mirror/Collect)

A shot of one of the bombs tested on Christmas Island (Image: Sunday Mirror/Collect)

For decades the MoD has denied using unwitting servicemen as “guinea pigs” in radiation experiments during the race to build a nuclear bomb.

But the widow of one Cold War pilot has blown that claim apart after obtaining secret documents that show he was used in a deadly experiment as he was ordered to fly through the cloud of a thermonuclear explosion.

And Shirley Denson, 83, said husband Eric had such a massive dose of radiation to…

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