Archive for June 23rd, 2009

Who Else is Going to Bring You… A Broken Arrow?

The BBC have not only produced a retrospective on Col. Howard Richardson (USAF, Ret.) and the hydrogen bomb lost off Tybee Island in 1958, one of the world’s more famous Broken Arrows.

Happily, for the next couple days, at least, you should be able to listen to the quite excellent Radio 4 programme on the incident by clicking right here. It’s a quite fascinating account of the incident, revolving around interviews with the pilot who jettisoned the nuclear weapon…

Published in: Geekiness, General, History | on June 23rd, 2009 | 1 Comment »