American Military

This Day In History, May 25th, 2020 – “Nukes & Artillery”

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It was just 67 years ago today, May 25, 1953, when the U.S. conducted the first, and only, so far, nuclear test with the warhead fired from a cannon. This massive 15 Kiloton (equivalent to 15,000 tons of TNT) shell was fired from the mighty 84-foot-long (in total), 280 mm barrel M65 Atomic Cannon, affectionally called “Atomic Annie”. During the […]