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Marking the history of the night the bombs fell

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on July 1, 2012 1:50 AM

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News-Argus/MICHAEL BETTS

Tommy Jarrett points to the state historical marker at the intersection of N.C. 222 and Faro Road in Eureka. The marker commemorate the Jan. 24, 1961 B-52 crash.

EUREKA -- The crash was inevitable as soon as the right wing broke off a Seymour Johnson Air Force Base B-52 -- when the nose of the massive aircraft dove toward the ground. There would be an explosion -- a...

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