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Trinity Site Sherman

Trinity Site Sherman

Two M4 Sherman tanks were specially fitted to take scientific samples from Trinity Site (New Mexico) after the world's first atomic detonation in 1945. They had a lead lining inside and carried their own air tanks. Side note: My dad was stationed at Kirtland AFB, NM at the motor pool in 1947 and he told be both of these were stored there at the time.

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Photo taken on 20 September 2018 (© D'oh Boy / Flickr)

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