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Zhang Lifa, Veteran Who Worked on China’s Nuclear Program, Dies at 76

Zhang Lifa, Veteran Who Worked on China’s Nuclear Program, Dies at 76

This obituary is part of a series about people who died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Zhang Lifa, a veteran of the People’s Liberation Army, felt pride in the years he spent working on China’s nuclear weapons program, even as his health faltered from the long-term exposure to radiation. At 19, Mr. Zhang followed his father into …

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