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history of nuclear weapons wikipedia - nuclear weapons possess enormous destructive power from nuclear fission or combined fission and fusion reactions building on scientific breakthroughs made during the 1930s the united states the united kingdom and canada collaborated during world war ii in what was called the manhattan project to counter the suspected nazi german atomic bomb project, operation hardtack i wikipedia - operation hardtack i was a series of 35 nuclear tests conducted by the united states from april 28 to august 18 in 1958 at the pacific proving grounds 212 at the time of testing the operation hardtack i test series included more nuclear detonations than all prior nuclear explosions in the pacific ocean put together 1 these tests followed the project 58 58a series which occurred from 1957