text saying advertise on our site
 Total: 33,783 books
 New: 329 books




Index Card
« prev

Untold Facts About the H-Bomb

next »
Title
Atomic/H Bomb
PublisherSafety And Welfare | Date: | Lang: English
Uploaded  by Dr. Sivana
Filesize 8.48mb consisting of 7 pages | Format: EBook
File nameUntold_Facts_About_the_H_Bomb_excerp_from_Mechanix_Illu
s_Sep_1954.zip
Downloads
40 and 504 views
    To download files please Log in or Register
Rating
No ratings, so why not be the first?
CommentsYou must be logged on to make a comment!
Notesfrom Fawcett's Mechanix Illustrated, Sep 1954. Found on Archive.org Comments about article by orig poster included in embedded text & below in the comment section
There is more information about this book at the bottom of the page
Large Thumbnail For Untold Facts About the H-Bomb
You are WELCOME to enjoy our site & read ALL our books online. But to download & join our forum please create a FREE account or login
Prev  (4 of 4) Next
Comic Book Cover For Untold Facts About the H-Bomb
Prev
Untold Facts About the H-Bomb (4 of 4)
Next
Comments
 
   By Kracalactaka
Notes from the original uploader who posted this to Archive.org in 2013: Mechanix Illustrated magazine, September 1954. This article is essentially correct but contains some inaccuracies due to official secrecy and confusing official announcements. For example, the initial irritation of the slaked lime (calcium hydroxide) fallout to the skin of the Japanese and Marshallese after the 15 megaton test on 1 March 1954 was due to chemical burning, but the blistering that started to appear 14 days after exposure was the delayed effect of the beta radiation. The author of this article was also deceived by poorly labeled official declassified photos of the Krause-Ogle plywood box after the 10 megaton Mike nuclear test in 1952. This box was blasted, as you would expect because it was flimsy plywood. However, as the article points out, the tougher concrete buildings near ground zero survived, as did those near ground zero in Hiroshima. Only the wooden buildings burned down, and even then it took 2-3 hours for the firestorm to occur, which allowed evacuation.
   By lonespaceranger
Martin Caidin also wrote a lot of non-fiction books, as well as novels like "Marooned" (both versions), "Cyborg" (AKA "The Six-Million Dollar Man"), and "Man-Fac".
 
Disclaimer: If you have come to this site to find pirated or illegal material, you will be disappointed! We only hold comic books and images that are in the Public Domain. If you suspect that any of our content may be infringing copyright, then please use our contact page to let us know. So we can investigate further.