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Hansen, Oskar J.W. Papers 

Dates: 1953-1969

Collection Number: COLL/284

Finding aid (Word)

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a reel-to-reel tape and transcript of an interview with Oscar J.W. Hansen for the talkshow Viewpoint, aired on WTBR. The interview includes some of Mr. Hansen's theories on space, nuclear weapons, and his "death experience," which led him to carve the likeness of God on a jewel.

Also in this collection is the report Atomic Energy and the Ocean Sea. The report discusses Hansen's theory on the use of atomic explosions to produce tidal waves as a weapon of mass destruction.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Oskar J.W. Hansen, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

Nuclear Weapons.
Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Near-death Experiences--United States.
United States. Navy--History--Sources.


Published: Mon Aug 09 12:20:37 EDT 2021