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“The frustrating part about writing on this stuff is that people don’t seem to have any middle setting between ‘everything is fine’ and ‘run in circles scream and shout’. So saying ‘no, it’s not Chernobyl’ is interpreted as ‘it’s nothing.’ So let’s go ahead and make this clear: no, it’s still not Chernobyl. But no, it’s not nothing.”

Bill Whittle, Scott Ott and Stephen Green reveal the “dangerous” levels of radiation that people are exposed to every single day. They also discuss the “harmful” levels of media hysteria.

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Flight Lieutenant Ian Fortune is heard calmly telling his passengers:

“Just to let you know, I took a round through my front windscreen which came up and hit me in the head. I’ve got a bit of a crack and a bleed there.”

The bullet-riddled Chinook then starts malfunction and Flt Lt Fortune is heard saying:

“MAYDAY. This is Tricky 73. Nine miles to the south.”

He steered the chopper back to base despite being covered in blood – and was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross.The drama near Garmsir, Helmand, unfolded as he picked up casualties in a firefight between US forces and rebels.

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