Looks Like Nuclear Weather… Men watch 2-kiloton nuke detonation, from underneath it! [VIDEO]

George Yoshitake, Don Luttrell, and four other officers stood directly  underneath an exploding nuclear warhead 55 years ago — and lived to tell their  tale.

The blast was just a test, a bit of Cold War marketing designed to make the  concept of nuclear war less scary for the public, but the 2-kiloton atomic  explosion set off over the Nevada nuclear test site (and over the heads of those  six men) was very real.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/07/27/how-does-it-feel-to-stand-under-nuclear-bomb/#ixzz22PD57bqh

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