The History Guy Podcast: Nuclear Near Misses

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On today’s episode we are talking about two nuclear accidents. First we talk about Operation Chrome Dome and the time that the United States accidentally dropped nuclear bombs on Spain in the Palomares incident. Next the History Guy will tell the story of when a fallen wrench threatened to set off a nuke in Arkansas.

This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are carefully selected and provide illustration. As very few images of the actual event are available in the Public Domain, images of similar objects and events are used for illustration.

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