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First detonation of a nuclear device - Trinity - in New Mexico

Trinity was the code name of the first detonation of a nuclear device, conducted by the United States Army on July 16, 1945 as a result of the Manhattan Project, in the Jornada del Muerto desert, New Mexico, at the new White Sands Proving Ground. Trinity used an implosion-design plutonium device, informally nicknamed "The Gadget".. (Photo by Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
Trinity was the code name of the first detonation of a nuclear device, conducted by the United States Army on July 16, 1945 as a result of the Manhattan Project, in the Jornada del Muerto desert, New Mexico, at the new White Sands Proving Ground. Trinity used an implosion-design plutonium device, informally nicknamed "The Gadget".. (Photo by Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
First detonation of a nuclear device - Trinity - in New Mexico
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481657887
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January 02, 1945
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