Eyewitness Stories of the Bomb Test

December 1952
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Dec1952, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p300
The article discusses different stories from eyewitnesses of the test explosion that happened on November 1,1952 in the U.S. These stories were written in forms of letters and published in the different magazines and publications in the U.S. from November 8 to15, 1952. Accordingly, the November 15 issue of "The New York Times" summarized the letters by stating that the bomb was accompanied by the Federal Bureau of Investigation agents during its transport with Navy vessel to San Francisco, California. In addition, one letter claimed that two minutes after the explosion of the bomb, the sound wave hit the ship which compounds a distance of 40,00 meters


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