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Titan II Missiles: “Looking Back”

Reprinted here by special permission of the author, Cindy Beckman, a retired Conway High School history teacher who writes local history.

When the Soviets detonated their first atomic weapon after World War II, the United States had to develop ways of protecting Americans from nuclear attack. While much effort was spent building backyard bomb shelters and conducting civil defense drills, Continue reading