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The atom bomb—here tested on Bikini Island, 1946

The atom bomb—here tested on Bikini Island, 1946 —was an ever-looming Cold War threat, fueling the arms race between the United States and the Soviet Union.

National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

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