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September 21, 2013


U.S. Narrowly Escaped Nuclear Blast in 1961

A newly-published book reports that a U.S. hydrogen bomb "nearly detonated on the nation's east coast, with a single switch averting a blast which would have been 260 times more powerful than the device that flattened Hiroshima," the AP reports.

The Guardian published the recently-declassified document which details the information.












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