Few People Know About The Missing Nuclear Bombs Hiding Somewhere Off The Coast Of New Jersey
The Cold War was a crazy time, with the world’s two largest superpowers at each other’s throats and in a constant battle for military supremacy. That led to the design of powerful nuclear weapons and delivery system – and it was often a game of high-stakes trial and error. Planes were transporting the most powerful weapons in the world, and there were a surprising number of early mishaps. Called “Broken Arrow” incidents, they referred to any incident where a nuclear bomb was accidentally fired, detonated, damaged – or just lost. And that last one is exactly what happened off the New Jersey seashore in 1957, resulting in two missing nuclear bombs off New Jersey. And almost seventy years later, their whereabouts are still unknown.
Did you know about the missing nuclear bombs off New Jersey? Let us know the strangest New Jersey historical fact you’re aware of in the comments section. If you want to learn more about the Garden State’s involvement in the biggest conflicts of the 20th century, you can visit New Jersey’s last World War 2 lookout tower.
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