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    Ivy Mike: First US Test of Thermonuclear Bomb

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    The first full-scale test of a thermonuclear device in the US on November 1, 1952, was codenamed Ivy Mike.

    The explosive device was detonated on the island of Elugelab in the Enewetak Atoll in the Pacific Ocean. For more information explore Sputnik's infographics.

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