Nevada Appeal at 150: July 19, 1957: Fired air-to-air A-bomb | NevadaAppeal.com

Nevada Appeal at 150: July 19, 1957: Fired air-to-air A-bomb

MAKING NUCLEAR HISTORY, these Air Force men fired the air-to-air nuclear rocket over Nevada test site today in the first such experiment ever conducted in the United States. Captain Eric Hutchison, Webster City, Ia., piloted the plane with Captain Alfred Barbee, right, handling the nuclear device.

This continues the Appeal's review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.

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