Skip to comments.Atom bomb nearly detonated over North Carolina in 1961
Posted on 09/21/2013 6:42:38 AM PDT by nuconvert
The US Air Force came dramatically close to detonating a huge atomic bomb over North Carolina in 1961, according to a newly declassified document published by Britain's Guardian newspaper on Saturday.Two hydrogen bombs were accidentally dropped over the city of Goldsboro, North Carolina on January 23, 1961 when the B-52 plane carrying them broke up in mid-air, according to the file.
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Quick, Look over there!
Of course, the progressives will say: “so who would have noticed the loss of a bunch of racist rednecks.” Of course those now despised “racist rednecks” were all yellow dog voting dimocrats back then.
Wow. Depending on how high it was if it had detonated, we’re lucky we aren’t living in the 1700’s right now. (EMP)
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Lousy attempt at deflection.
Think it would have knocked out all the laptops and ipods, and scrambled the electronic ignition on the cars?
EMP wouldn't have been a big problem in 1961.
Wouldn’t it have taken some doing to cause them to detonate?
Let’s not forget LBJ setting off a couple of nukes in Mississippi to discourage resistance to the ‘Civil Rights Act’ which he had signed about 3 months before the first one.
Especially in North Carolina. Some folks would have missed listening to a ball game or two, but not much else.
There is still a missing H-Bomb somewhere near Tybee island near Savannah Georgia. That was in 1958.
Hmmm. I was born in Ft. Bragg NC - February 4, 1961. I guess I’d be dead.
it could really happen though if whimsy linsey graham crackers gets his her lunatic way
Lets not forget LBJ setting off a couple of nukes in Mississippi to discourage resistance to the Civil Rights Act which he had signed about 3 months before the first one.”
Do you have a link for this story?
Pat Robertson probably saved us from destruction.
LBJ set off nukes?
?? something he dreamed about?
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