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Eye Witness to Trinity

5:29:45 am, July 16, 1945 35 miles southeast of Socorro, New Mexico in the Jornada del Muerto desert Jack Aeby steadied his camera and in quick succession clicked three frames. At the same time Berlyn Brixner raised his motion picture … Continue reading

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Where We Live – In a Cave ‘Hi honey. Take off your shoes and relax, dinner will be ready in just a  while. How was work today?’  

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White Sands peace

1941 December, public land grazing leases are cancelled on the newly formed Alamagordo Bombing and Gunnery Range. 1945 July 16 the first atomic bomb is detonated at Trinity Site. After writing about the Ka’u Desert a few  days ago my … Continue reading

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8:15 a.m. 1945

“ At, exactly fifteen minutes past eight in the morning on August 6, 1945, Japanese time, at the moment when the atomic bomb flashed above Hiroshima, Miss Toshiko Sasaki, a clerk in the personnel department of the East Asia Tin … Continue reading

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