Typescript of a semi-fictional personal narrative of the detonation of the first atomic bomb at Alamogordo, New Mexicon on July 16, 1945. The author was present at the detonation, serving as the military representative accompanying Los Angeles Times correspondent Alexander Reid. It is not entirely clear which components of the narrative are factual, and which are fiction. Included with the typescript are two sheets of background information about the author and his role in the events.
The day the world was reborn, typescript, 2015_212-UA, Box: Small Collections Box 2. University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections. https://archivescatalog.library.louisville.edu/repositories/2/resources/571 Accessed July 07, 2020.