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U.S. Marines rest aboard a ship in the Marshall Islands following their victory at the Battle of Eniwetok, where they took Enewetak Atoll from the Imperial Japanese in under a week. Near Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands. February 1944.

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On November 16, 1952, a B-36H bomber dropped a nuclear bomb over a point north of Runit Island in the Enewetak atoll, resulting in a 500 kiloton explosion -- part of a test code-named Ivy. (U.S. Department of Defense)

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The nuclear trash can of the pacific on Enewetak Atoll... What you see on the picture above is just what the title says... a massive concrete lid to a 107 m diameter nuclear waste trash can on a beautiful island in the middle of the Pacific ocean.

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Nuclear Test "EG&G in Operation Sandstone" 1948 AEC-USAF; Enewetak Atoll https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxcMTJQHO8k #nuclear #atomic #history

VIP observers are lit up by the light of an atomic bomb, Operation Greenhouse, Enewetak Atoll, 1951

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Increasingly labeled "tornado", this is a nuclear bomb test in the Enewetak Atoll, part of Operation Greenhouse. This was test site 8, May 1951, codenamed George -- the world's first thermonuclear burn.

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TIL the island of Elugela, part of the Enewetak atoll in the Marshall Islands, was destroyed by the U.S. test of a hydrogen bomb.

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