Most People Don't Know About This South Dakota Nuclear Accident, And It Will Chill You To The Bone
By Catherine Armstrong|Published June 02, 2018
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
During the Cold War, the United States stockpiled thousands of Minuteman I nuclear missiles, which could be deployed to the Soviet Union in around 30 minutes. The threat of nuclear war was terrifying to every American, but South Dakotans were blissfully unaware of a nuclear accident that could have demolished everything within a 70-mile radius and caused thousands of deaths.