Posts tagged ‘nuclear’

Weapon Of Last Resort: How The Soviet Union Developed The World’s Most Powerful Bomb

Republished with permission from RFE/RL. See the original article. On October 30, 1961, the Soviet Union tested the largest nuclear device ever […]

08/20/2022. Category: war. Tags: , ,

Nuclear weapons made from guinea pigs: Is there any truth to this?

Whether we like them or not, most people see guinea pigs as cute, small, fluffy mammals, which kids usually take care as […]

05/16/2017. Category: war. Tags: ,

Lost nuclear bombs

The very first bomb that the Allies dropped on Berlin in World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo, […]

02/09/2010. Category: war. Tags: ,

The shortest war… and nuclear weapons

The shortest war on record took place in 1896 when Zanzibar surrendered to Britain after only 38 minutes. The longest was the […]

02/16/2009. Category: war. Tags: , ,