Saturday, May 14, 2011

August 1949

The first Soviet atom bomb, First Lightning/"Joe-1", was exploded on 29 August 1949 07:00 (local) at the Semipalatinsk Test Site, Kazakhstan. The yield was 22 KT. "Joe-1" is the American designation.

August 1949 also saw the publication of the ninth through twelfth Crow books from Toronto's Alval Publishers. Each book was 160 pages and a reprint of an American book.

Crow 29

Crow 30

Crow 31

Crow 32

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