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A scramble at the hangar adjoining the ready room at Andrews Air Force Base, where the men of the Continental Air Defense Command “live perpetually in what would be a fireman’s nightmare — an endless round of false alarms,” read the Aug. 7, 1955, article. “They are pledged never to relax their vigilance or rest their reflexes. They never know when a ‘scramble’ may be IT.” Photo: George Tames/The New York Times
A scramble at the hangar adjoining the ready room at Andrews Air Force Base, where the men of the Continental Air Defense Command “live perpetually in what would be a fireman’s nightmare — an endless round of false alarms,” read the Aug. 7, 1955, article. “They are pledged never to relax their vigilance or rest their reflexes. They never know when a ‘scramble’ may be IT.” Photo: George Tames/The New York Times

A scramble at the hangar adjoining the ready room at Andrews Air Force Base, where the men of the Continental Air Defense Command “live perpetually in what would be a fireman’s nightmare — an endless round of false alarms,” read the Aug. 7, 1955, article. “They are pledged never to relax their vigilance or rest their reflexes. They never know when a ‘scramble’ may be IT.” Photo: George Tames/The New York Times

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