Document Details


Title:
DRAFT: NOTES - CROSSROADS ( SUMMARY OF ATOMIC BOMB INFORMATION FOR THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF )
Author(s):
Subject Terms:
CROSSROADS OPERATION; NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS; BLAST EFFECTS; RADIATION EFFECTS; RADIATION PROTECTION
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
CORRESPONDENCE, LETTERS, MEMOS
Publication Date:
1946 Dec 19
Declassification Status:
Declassified
Document Pages:
0022
Accession Number:
NV0028619
Originating Research Org.:
NO DATA AVAILABLE
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS A COPY OF " NOTES-CROSSROADS," DATED 12 DECEMBE R 1946. THIS DRAFT STARTED AS A JOTTING DOWN OF VARIOUS CONSIDERATIONS CONCERNING THE ATOMIC BOMB. AS IT PROGRESSED THE COMMENTS THEREIN WER E MADE MORE COMPLETE. THESE NOTES DO NOT REPRESENT A PROPOSED COMPLETE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF (JCS) EVALUATION REPORT, BUT THEY DO BRING OUT WHAT BUETTNER BELIEVED TO BE A GENERAL EVALUATION OF THE ATOMIC BOMB FROM THE GROUND TARGET ANGLE. THIS REPORT DOES NOT GO INTO SPECIFIC TECHNICAL DETAILS. THEY DO DISCUSS: DEFENSE AGAINST ATOMIC BOMBS, POS SIBLE USES, AND PROTECTION FROM ATOMIC BLASTS.


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