74 YEARS AGO TODAY

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74 YEARS AGO TODAY

Post by Joe Gopan » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:26 am

The first Atomic Bomb was tested at Alamogordo New Mexico. It worked!
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Re: 74 YEARS AGO TODAY

Post by artificer » Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:23 pm

50 years ago today my wife shipped from Travis AFB to Vietnam & served with honor.
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Re: 74 YEARS AGO TODAY

Post by Lee Bishop » Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:39 am

Made with pride in America, tested in Japan
Ben Dover wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:26 am
The first Atomic Bomb was tested at Alamogordo New Mexico. It worked!
It's scary to read about people talked about with the first atom bomb. Some of the scientists were worried it would ignite the atmosphere and kill all life on the planet. :shock: :o
Others badly wanted a Japanese delegation taken out to watch the first test detonation, then returned to Japan with news and film to show the emperor. I've often wondered what might have happened if that had occurred (I really doubt the Japanese military could have realized the scope of such an explosion)… :?:
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