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The underwater explosion of an atomic bomb sent a plume of water thousands of feet into the sky. When it collapsed it generated a “base surge” of steamy, radioactive mist that swallowed the ships in Bikini lagoon.
The “15 Minutes” space just got very crowded. See below. But, with my elbows up and swinging, I’ll try to hold my own. Sadly, my odds are pretty long (a book versus music — long odds). But, hey! Isn’t this a wonderful world? I can post about Barry Manilow edging me out of the limelight in the same breath that I mention my own book? I mean, really. This is a wonderful world.
1. 15 Minutes by Barry Manilow (MP3 Download – Jun 13, 2011)
2. 15 Minutes by Rodney Atkins (MP3 Download – Jun 29, 2010)
3. 15 Minutes: General Curtis LeMay and the Countdown to Nuclear Annihilation by L. Douglas Keeney (Hardcover – Feb 1, 2011)
A rich-in-detail, declassified history of Strategic Air Command used in my book 15 Minutes. Lots of formerly secret info.
All of these documents that I’ve been posting are available for free at Scribd. These are terrific histoires of military aviation and operations. Thank you. Doug