On May 22, 1958, during a modification of Nike Ajax Missiles, something went wrong. Ten souls lost their lives in a chain reaction explosion of eight Nike Ajax Missiles. Today, Guardian Park, a monument to these individuals, is located at Fort Hancock, New Jersey.
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