Deep Dive: The Life and Times of Ocean Rovers
(Click to enlarge) Alvin submersible. (Credit: Jholman via Wikimedia Commons)
In 1966, 10 days after a U.S. plane carrying four nuclear bombs had run into another and crashed into Spain, the Department of Defense was not yet ready to admit that they were missing a bomb.
(From The Atlantic / by Sarah Laskow)–There was clearly a search on, out off the southern coast of Spain, but “the department, which officially has declined to confirm that any hydrogen bombs were missing, also declined to specify the purpose of ‘the search,'” the New York Times reported.
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