From the Archives: The Cold War

1951_Death_Circles

Tensions were high over the possible use of nuclear bombs. This 1951 World-Herald illustration shows the predicted "Death Circle" in Omaha.

Tensions were high over the possible use of nuclear bombs. This 1951 World-Herald illustration shows the predicted “Death Circle” in Omaha.

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Death circles… Within one-half mile (inner circle), one out of four would live.
1/14/1951 illustration
photo taken 7/22/47

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