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New Photos of 1958 Accidental Atomic Weapon Explosion at Mars Bluff, South Carolina

These March 11, 1958, Mars Bluff Incident photos were released back in 2012 due to a Freedom of Information Act request by Carlton Purvis. (FOIA records)
These March 11, 1958, Mars Bluff Incident photos were released back in 2012 due to a Freedom of Information Act request by Carlton Purvis. (FOIA records)

On a remote piece of land just outside of Florence, S.C.,  an atomic weapon was accidentally dropped on March 11, 1958. Known as the “Mars Bluff...



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