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Image 2 - Headquarters - "Nerve center of SAC's global strike force is its headquarters at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha, Nebraska. The three-story administration building shown here is connected by underground ramps to a three-story control center buried 45 feet beneath the earth. On the roof of the central wing of the administration building is the 'Snifter,' an electronic device capable of detecting radioactivity within a 50 mile radius. Detection of radioactivity would automatically set off an alarm in the underground control center and trigger a chain reaction to make the underground building completely independent of the outside world." Circa December 1958. (Box 295)

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