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What happened inside the Georgia Nuclear Aircraft Lab? Separating the fact from fiction with Dr. James Mahaffey
Dr. James Mahaffey
Dr. James Mahaffey, author of Atomic Adventures, dives through a 1958 training manual for Lockheed Martin, the company that operated the Georgia Nuclear Aircraft Laboratory in Dawson Forest. - photo by Jessica Taylor
Over half a century later, rumors still swirl around Dawson Forest and the mysterious remnants of Dawson County’s past in the Cold War. Local residents can still be heard whispering about two-headed deer and oak leaves the size of elephant ears spotted around the nuclear facility’s remains.