TITLE

On May 25, 1953, `Atomic Annie' fired America's first and

AUTHOR(S)
Baldridge, Robert
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Military History;Dec96, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the first firing of the atomic shell by `Atomic Annie,' on May 25, 1953 at Camp Desert Rock. Air Force's call for a tactical atomic weapon; Description of the gun; Who the gun was assigned to; Army's selection of four field artillery battalions.
ACCESSION #
9611110671

 

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