Re: ELIEZER(thanks!) on the ethics of using weapons of mass destruction...

From: Chuck Kuecker (
Date: Sat Nov 24 2001 - 18:40:58 MST

Dropped, no. Tested, at least one, at Trinity site in New Mexico. I believe
it was the "Fat Man" prototype. Not sure they ever tested the Nagasaki
design before it was dropped.

Chuck Kuecker

At 02:51 PM 11/24/01 -0500, you wrote:

> I think if you check out the reliability of those early bombs they
> were not reliable enough to take a chance on a "test drop." I also am
> not aware that we had ever actually dropped a bomb before we dropped one
> in combat.
>Ron h.

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