Nike Missile Site on Sandy Hook

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During the Cold War, Sandy Hook (NJ) was home to a Nike Missile Base ready to defend our nation with some 500 kilotons of nuclear warheads. In this episode, one of the people who manned the installation takes us on a tour of the relics which still exist at the former site.
 

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