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David Bradley

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Died: January 7, 2008 (Norway, Maine)
Best Known as: author of antinuclear best-seller "No Place to Hide"

David Bradley was a writer, surgeon, champion skier, and antinuclear advocate. His first book, “No Place to Hide,” published in 1948. It was a best-seller about his time on Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific as a medical officer in the summer of 1946. His job in Bikini was to watch radiation levels after the first two nuclear tests there. In 1938, Bradley graduated from Dartmouth University and was the U.S. national champion in the Nordic combined event. He was the manager of the United States Nordic ski team at the 1960 Olympics in Squaw Valley, California. Bradley was inducted into the United States National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in 1985.

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