[ RadSafe ] DU in Israel-Arab War, and Vietnam(?)

James Salsman james at bovik.org
Mon Apr 10 07:51:33 CDT 2006

Steven Dapra wrote:

>.... on April 6 John Jacobus placed a message here with an 
> answer he had received from Salsman, wherein Salsman said:  "Yes, the 
> United States DOD provided DU munitions to them for use during the 1973 
> Arab Israeli War. United Nations officers, actually U.S. officers assigned 
> to the UN, provided complete accounting of the use and thorough 
> documentation of the adverse health and environmental effects to the 
> NAS-IOM during a formal presentation several years ago. The 1974 DOD report 
> discussed the consequences."  (This Salsman reply to John Jacobus was 
> probably dated March 31.)

I have never written anything remotely similar to that, and I
can't find anything like it in the archives.  My only message
to John Jacobus on the topic is below.

I made it completely clear from the first time I mentioned the
story that I doubted DU munitions were used in 1973.

James Salsman

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Re: Israeli use of DU (was Re: depleted uranium 
cherry & battle)
Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2006 16:33:29 -0700
From: James Salsman <james at readsay.com>
To: John Jacobus <crispy_bird at yahoo.com>

I've asked for details and am awaiting answers.

John Jacobus wrote:
 > Of course, you have have some more evidence than
 > "according to some people?"
 > --- James Salsman <james at bovik.org> wrote:
 >>John Jacobus wrote:
 >>>The Israelis use DU in munitions prior to 1974?
 >>According to some people it was used with U.S. supervision
 >>in 1973 there, but I think the effects would be obvious by
 >>now if it had been....

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