World War II (Sept. 1, 1939-Sept. 2, 1945)
Veterans who fought in World War II may have been exposed to a range of environmental and chemical hazards that carried potential health risks.
Harmful sounds from guns, equipment, and machinery that is often experienced during service
Exposures at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan and health problems from harmful radiation
Exposures from working with chemicals, paints, and machinery during service
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Last updated March 19, 2015