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A
Arms Race - role of nuclear weapons in the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union from 1945 to 1990
Atomic Bomb - design and use of uranium and plutonium weapons
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B
B-29 - Boeing B-29, the aircraft used to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
British Nuclear Weapons Programs - British contributions to the Manhattan Project and post World War II programs
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C
Chinese Nuclear Weapons Program - production of nuclear weapons by China
Command and Control - systems for the command and control of nuclear weapons
Conventional Bombing - effects of conventional bombing in World War II prior to the use of the atomic bombs
Cuban Missile Crisis - the issues and events associated with this Cold War confrontation in October 1962
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D
Depleted Uranium - uranium taken from nuclear reactors for use in conventional weapons
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E
Enola Gay - aircraft that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan and the 509th Composite Group, which carried out the mission
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F
French Nuclear Weapons Program - production of nuclear weapons by France
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G
German Atomic Bomb Program - German efforts to produce an atomic bomb during World War II
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H
Hydrogen Bomb - design and testing of thermonuclear weapons
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Indian Nuclear Weapons Program - production of nuclear weapons by India
Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program - production of nuclear weapons by Iran
Iraqi Nuclear Weapons Program - attempted production of nuclear weapons by Iraq
Israeli Nuclear Weapons Program - production of nuclear weapons by Israel
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J
Japanese Atomic Bomb Project - Japanese efforts to produce an atomic bomb during World War II
Japanese Surrender - events leading to the surrender of the Japanese to the Allies in 1945
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M
Manhattan Project - origins and operation of the Manhattan Project, which created the first atomic bomb
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N
North Korean Nuclear Weapons Program - production of nuclear weapons by North Korea
Nuclear War - effects of a possible nuclear war
Nuclear Weapons Delivery Systems - Mechanisms for delivering nuclear weapons including missiles, aircraft, artillery, ships, and vehicles.
Nuclear Weapons Testing - testing of nuclear weapons worldwide
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P
Pacific Theater in World War II - World War II in the Pacific and events that led to the use of the atomic bombs on Japan
Pakistani Nuclear Weapons Program - production of nuclear weapons by Pakistan
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R
Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD) - devices used to disperse radioactive materials, e.g., a "dirty bomb"
Russian Nuclear Weapons Program - history of the programs in the former Soviet Union and Russia from the 1940s to the present
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S
South African Nuclear Weapons Program - production of nuclear weapons by South Africa and subsequent nuclear disarmament
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U
U.S. Nuclear Weapons Programs - production of nuclear weapons in the United States after World War II
Use of Atomic Bombs on Japan - use and immediate effects of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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