Virtual Museum       Atomic Short Snorter - Operation Crossroads      Posted: 12.17.10
The Short Snorter Project
Operation Crossroads - Joint Task Force 1 - commemorative short snorter from the atomic bomb testing on Bikini Atoll.
Submitted by Dan Murdock who writes, " I read about short snorters in the recent Coin World. I would like to share the
attached short snorter. It's from the U.S.S. Saidor (CVF 117) and it's crew, who all participated in the Bikini Island Blast.
An amazing piece of history..." Original owner was TSgt Harley M. Stoner, USMC, serving with VMF-513 (see below).
Operation Crossroads participation card presented to TSgt Harley M. Stoner, USMC, aboard the U.S.S. Saidor (CVE 117).