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Diary Entry of President Harry S. Truman

3:30 General Vandenburg reports to me that an atomic explosion has taken place in the neighborhood of Lake Balkal in Siberia. Not good news. This is explosion No. 2. Go over to the White House with Bess, Margie and Roy Lakin? It looks as if some progress is being made.
Vandenberg, Hoyt Sanford, 1899-1954, Building repair and reconstruction, Cold War, Nuclear weapons testing, United States-Soviet relations
National Archives and Records Administration
Part of:
1951, Diaries Files
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