Every nuclear bomb explosion in history (1945-2009)

On July 16th, 1945, the United States conducted the world’s first test of a nuclear weapon. Less than a month later, two bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. No nuclear bombs have been used as weapons since the attacks on Japan, but thousands of tests have been conducted – primarily by the US and USSR throughout the Cold War.

For more information, see Nuke Watch and armscontrol.org.

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