Sunday, June 05, 2005

The Only Atomic Bomb Ever Dropped on America

The Only Atomic Bomb Ever Dropped on America
This is an actual event that occurred on March 11, 1958. This is the era of the Cold War. At precisely 4:19 PM a B-47E medium bomber serial number 53-1876A accidentally released their atomic bomb over the Gregg family property in Mars Bluff, South Carolina.


Broken Arrow

Google Map of Hunter Army Airfield

Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Special Edition)


American Heritage - Flexible Ed News Brief Video

Tybee Picture of Crater

The State, South Carolina News Article on Clyde Gregg

Google Map of Crater Site

Link to Other Nuclear Accidents

Pictures of the bombs effects

Books on the Subject:

American Prometheus : The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

The Making of the Atomic Bomb

African Americans at Mars Bluff, South Carolina