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Catalog Number 96.31.11
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content The Atomic Blast. Vol. 1, No.3. Saturday, June 29, 1946. 58th Wing. Kwajalein Island. Air Secretary Due On Monday.
Headline: Atomic Superforts poised for A-Day. Page 1: [US Asst. Sec of War for Air W. Stuart] Symington plans overnight stay with 58th Wing. 43,000 men wait greatest science test of history. Task group poll shows men have no fear of bomb. "World at the Crossroads" political cartoon. VIPs and Your Part, A Message from the Number One Chief. Page 2: Kenney, Lemay here for test. Weather Central holds A-Day reins. Fastest "Eyes" to watch atomic blast. Strategic and technical chiefs arrive. Page 3: "Air Attack" feature about the Air Attack Unit. Page Six: Corporal Describes Jap Prison Horror. Page Seven: "Blast" Opens Competition to Select Atom Queen". A-Day At Hand as World Waits.
Photo feature on page 8.
10 x 15", 8 pages
Catalog type Archive
Creator The Atomic Blast
Other Creators 58th Wing
Title The Atomic Blast. Saturday, June 29, 1946.
Collection Norris
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact