NORWAY, Maine, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- David Bradley, a doctor who became an anti-nuclear crusader after studying the aftermath of the tests on the Bikini atoll, has died in Maine. He was 92.
Bradley was a patient at a rehabilitation center near his home in Norway, the Los Angeles Times reported. He suffered from kidney failure and died Jan. 7.
A graduate of Harvard Medical School, Bradley was sent to Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands to monitor radiation from the nuclear tests. The experience and hearing others talk of inevitable war between the United States and Soviet Union led to a change of career.
Bradley began lecturing for the United World Federalists. In 1948, "No Place To Hide," his diary of his experiences on Bikini was published. He continued to campaign against testing and for medical care and benefits for veterans exposed to radiation.
Bradley was also a ski champion who made the U.S. Olympic team in 1940, although the games were not held. In 1960, he was manager of the U.S. Nordic team and he was one of the authors of "Expert Skiing."
He is survived by his second wife, Sally, and six children from his first marriage.