B-47 Nuclear Accidents 1956

During the decade 1950 - 1960, US strategic thinking and the capabilities and limitations of our military arsenal drove the establishment of new bases on foreign soil, a development that offered new problems, as the risks of accidents offered unique diplomatic challenges. And accidents did happen, including two involving nuclear weapons at foreign bases in 1956.

Feb 21, 2024 | 19:03 | Lance Geiger

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