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Catalog Number 07.18.1
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content The Atomic Blast, Volume 1, No. 3, Kwajalein Island, Saturday, June 29, 1946.
Front page articles: Atomic Superforts Poised for A-Day; Symington Plans Overnight Stay With 58th Wing; 43,000 Men Wait Greatest Science Test of History; VIPS and Your Part: A Message from the Number One Chief; Task Group Poll Shows Men Have No Fear of Bomb. World At The Crossroads comic.
Page 2 articles: Kenney, Lemay Here For Test; Weather Central Holds A-Day Reins; Fastest Eyes to Watch Atom Blast; Strategic and Technical Air Chiefs Arrive.
Page 3: Air Attack
Page 4 Comics: It Can Be; And Here We Orbit at Point Love; This Is Temporary- Just Until We Get Our Spare Parts; Reminds Me Of The Ole Man; Lil' Wilbur.
Page 5: All Star Softballers To Meet Navy Blues July 4th.
Page 6: Air Service, beer bust ups group morale; Corporal Describes Jap Prison Horror; Air Photo, characters help Liven barracks.
Page 7: Blast Opens Competition to Select Atom Queen; A- Day At Hand As World Waits.
Page 8: Photos- Dr. R.M. Frye, world famous physicist attached to Operation Crossroads. Lt. Col. Kelly, Air Instrumentation Unit.General R.M. Ramey on his arrival at Kwajalein. Pfc. Howard Hollister.

8 pages, 10 x 15".
Catalog type Archive
Creator The Atomic Blast
Title The Atomic Blast, Kwajalein Island, June 29, 1946
Collection Lawrence
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact