55 years ago, 6 stood under atomic bomb blast -- on purpose!

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  1. On July 19, 1957, five men stood at Ground Zero of an atomic test that was being conducted at the Nevada Test Site. This was the test of a 2KT (kiloton) MB-1 nuclear air-to-air rocket launched from an F-89 Scorpion interceptor. The nuclear missile detonated 10,000 ft above their heads.

    55 years ago, 6 stood under atomic bomb blast -- on purpose - U.S. News

    The question is ..... Was this reckless behaviour ?
  2. We've all done reckless things when off our faces on crack.
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  3. Given that the cameraman is 82 years old and he's still alive 55 years after the event, not that reckless after all
  4. The five officers, who volunteered for the duty, and the cameraman, who did not, designated the July 19, 1957, test site with a hand-lettered sign as “Ground Zero, Population 5[​IMG]
  5. how many of these men are still alive ?
    have any suffered any health issues ?
    x mass island, ''safe as houses'' British government !!!!!
  6. Bloody hell! Were they the hardest or stupidest blokes they could find for the test?
  7. I wonder if they got a good tan?
  8. loose ear wax,
  9. who would like to get their motorcycle licence fellas
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  10. Christ.. I thought that cub scout 5A's beheading vid was unique..
  11. Cub scout? Thought I was an ACF ginger Staffy? You're an alcoholic.
  12. Yet again the fuel tanker has delivered an evening's worth of victuals to JoeyDeacon's gaff.