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eleased until after the atomic bomb was used as a weapon against Japan, people in New Mexico knew something had happened. The shock wave broke windows 120 miles away and was felt by many at least 160 miles away. Army officials simply stated that a munitions storage area had exploded at the Alamogordo Bombing Range. The explosion did not make much of a crater. It was about four feet deep and 240 feet in diamter. Most eyewitnesses describe the area as more of a

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st vaporized the steel tower and melted the desert sand and