But George Allen was a witness to history. He was among those who witnessed the first atomic bomb, called the Trinity Test.
Today he lives in Alexandria. He was a young member of the U.S. Air Force, a navigator, just as World War Two was about to come to an end. Here’s what happened:
Now Allen is participating in a memoir compiled by the Atomic Heritage Foundation in Washington. He’s being asked to record his memories for future generations with hopes this will never again happen.
KLAX ABC 31 News 3/20/14