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21/05/1956 U.S. explodes the first airborne hydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll

Operation Redwing was a United States series of 17 nuclear test detonations. They were conducted at Bikini and Enewetak atolls by Joint Task Force 7. The entire operation followed Project 56 and preceded Project 57. The primary intention was to test new, second-generation thermonuclear weapons.

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