1955:USA-Japan U.S. pays $2 million in restitution for a 1954 nuclear test

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The U.S. pays $2 million in restitution for a 1954 nuclear test that accidentally exposed the Japanese fishing vessel the Lucky Dragon to radiation some 80 miles away from the test site on the Bikini Atoll.

 

 

To: 
Japan
From: 
USA
Year of Apology: 
1955
Footnote: 
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bomb/peopleevents/pandeAMEX51.html