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The mushroom cloud created by Trinity, the first atomic bomb test held in the New Mexico desert.

July 16, 1945: Nuclear age dawns as the first atomic bomb is tested in New Mexico

Six years after the secretive Manhattan Project began its research into uranium-based explosives, the world's first atomic bomb was detonated in the deserts of the western USA.

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