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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

BBC NEWS | Americas | Missing for 50 years - US nuclear bomb

"The tactical doctrine for Strategic Air Command gave me the authority to get rid of it (the bomb) for the safety of the crew - that was the number one priority," Colonel Richardson said.

He managed to direct the B-47 a mile or two off the coast of Savannah and opened the bomb doors, dropping the bomb somewhere into the shallow waters and light sand near Tybee Island.

via news.bbc.co.uk

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/2013/02/bbc-news-americas-missing-for-50-years-us-nuclear-bomb.html

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