Books: Hot Spots

NO PLACE TO HIDE (182 pp.)—David Bradley—Atlantic—Little, Brown ($2).

The voice of the bombardier came clearly to all hands at Bikini: "Skylight One, Skylight One. Two minutes before actual bomb release. Mark: two minutes . . . Adjust all goggles . . . Stand by ... Coming up ... Bomb away. Bomb away. Bomb away . . ."

From his plane window 20 miles off, Radiological Monitor Bradley saw the "huge column of clouds, dense, white, boiling up through the strato-cumulus." The next move in Operation Crossroads was his; and a few minutes later he...

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