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Atomic Fission – The Davy Crockett nuclear rifle

Davy Crockett tactical nuclear rifle

Happy Independence Day America – Let’s split some atoms and rerun some old stories. See we’re taking one old story and creating a second burst of energy.

On the atomic battlefield of the fifties stood many unusual weapons. When you look back in hindsight you will question the decision makers of the day. Among these stood a manned portable tactical nuclear rifle.  Known as the Davy Crockett they would be placed up and down the western European front lines.  Ready to irradiate the land and stop the Ruskies from crossing into Europe at a moments notice.


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