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On This Day — US Detonates First Thermonuclear Weapon (November 1, 1952) [2021]

“The island of Elugelab is missing.” Gordon Dean — Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission summarizing the events to President Eisenhower   November 1 2021 — On November 1 1952, the United States detonated  the first full-scale thermonuclear device on the … Continue reading

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On This Day — US Detonates First Thermonuclear Weapon (November 1, 1952) [2020]

“The island of Elugelab is missing.” Gordon Dean — Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission summarizing the events to President Eisenhower   November 1 2020 — On November 1 1952, the United States detonated  the first full-scale thermonuclear device on the … Continue reading

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On This Day — US Detonates First Thermonuclear Weapon (November 1, 1952) [2019]

“It’s a boy.” Telegram from Ed Teller to Dr. Elizabeth “Diz” Graves “The island of Elugelab is missing.” Gordon Dean — Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission summarizing the events to President Eisenhower “I made one great mistake in my … Continue reading

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On This Day — US Detonates First Thermonuclear Weapon (November 1, 1952)

“It’s a boy.” Telegram from Ed Teller to Dr. Elizabeth “Diz” Graves “The island of Elugelab is missing.” Gordon Dean — Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission summarizing the events to President Eisenhower “I made one great mistake in my … Continue reading

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