Anti-Trident Missile Action

Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection.

In December 1989, the United States Navy was preparing to launch a Trident Two Missile off the coast of Florida. Greenpeace set out to block the test with an 800-ton boat and video camera. The Navy claimed it had a right to protect itself under international law, and proceeded to ram the Greenpeace boat, leaving a 3-foot gash in its side. After two hours, the trident missile was successfully launched.

 

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  1. Jenny says:

    My partner is in this video (Greenpeace member in the Zodiac inflatable), we are so proud of his and his team’s efforts! Is there a way to download this footage?

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