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Wed Dec 26, 2018, 01:24 AM

That time when a dropped wrench almost blew up Arkansas

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Reply That time when a dropped wrench almost blew up Arkansas (Original post)
MumblyPeg Dec 26 OP
oldenuff35 Dec 26 #1
Gunslinger201 Dec 26 #2
Qukid Dec 26 #3
Gunslinger201 Dec 26 #4

Response to MumblyPeg (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 03:04 AM

1. I remember this. I was active duty at the time in Europe and we received a security briefing.

The fear was that the Russians would pick up the explosion as a possible launch and attack.

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Response to MumblyPeg (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 07:28 AM

2. In 1980 I was Doing Circles off the Coast of Iran

We got the news off a teletype

They downplayed this even to us


I do remember Mt St Helens and Jonestown got a lot of mention

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Response to Gunslinger201 (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 08:31 AM

3. I was in A school.

They never mentioned it. We got info from the news, like everybody else.

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Response to Qukid (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 26, 2018, 09:37 AM

4. Glad it wasnt just us

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