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OPERATION TUMBLER-SNAPPER

OPERATION TUMBLER-SNAPPER

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DNA
6019F
OPERATION
TUMBLERmSNAPPER
1952
United
States
Atmospheric
NuclearWeaponsTestsNuclearTest
Personnel
Review
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AGENCY,
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WASHINGTON,
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20305,
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NUMBER2.
GOVT
ACCESSION
NO.
3.
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CATALOG
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:
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4.
TITLE
(and
Subtitle)
S.
TYPE OFREPORT
&
PERIOD
COVERED
OPERATION TUMBLER-SNAPPER
Technical
Report
1952
6.
PFRFORMING
ORG.
REPORT
NUMBER
AUTHOR(s)
8.
CONTRACT
OR
GRANr
NUMBER(&)
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Poato:,,
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Maag,
Mary
Francis
Barrett,
Robe:'t Shepanek
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001-79-C-0473
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ORGANIZATION
NAME AND
ADDRESS
10.
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McLean,
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22102
II.
CONTROuL,NG
OFFICE
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ADDRESS
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REPORT
DATE
S~Director
Dietr14
June
1982
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Defense
Nuclear
Agency
13.
NUMBER
OF PAGES
Washington,
DC
20305
218
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SUPPLEMENTARYNOTES
This
work
was
sponsored
by
the
Defense
Nuclear
Agency
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RDT&E
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19,
KEY
WORDS
(Continue
on
reverse
side
If
neceseary
and
Identify
by
block
number)
Operation
TUMBLER-SNAPPER
Nevada
Proving
Ground
Atmospheric
Nuclear
Weapons
Tests
AFSWC
Atomic
Energy
Commission
Radiation
Exposure
AFSWP
ExerciseDesert
Rock
IV
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ABSTRACT'
(Coathee
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reverse
fe-lleb
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nrmY
ard
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by
block
number)
"This
report
describesthe
activities
of
an
estimated
10,600
DOD
personnel,
both
military
and
civilian,
in
Operation
TUMBLER-SNAPPER,
the
third
nuclear
weapons
testing
series
conducted
at
the
Nevada
Proving
Ground.
TUMBLER-SNAPPER
P•"
consisted
of
eight
nuclear
tests
conducted
from
1
April
to
5
June
1952.
Activities
engaging
DOD
personnel includedExercise Desert
Rock
IV
programs,
g"
scientific
experiments,
and
DOD
support
activities.
Radiological
safety
criteria
and
procedures
were
established
and
implemented
during
Operation
TUMBLER-SNAPPER
to
minimize
participants'
exposure
to
radioactivity.
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