Between 16 July and 23 September the United States of America conducted by official count nuclear tests, and two nuclear attacks. The number of actual nuclear devices aka "bombs" tested, and nuclear explosions is larger than this, but harder to establish precisely. Some devices that were tested failed to produce any noticeable explosion some by design, some not , other "tests" by official definition were actually multiple device detonations. It is not clear whether all multiple device tests have yet been identified, and enumerated.
Nuclear testing at Bikini Atoll
Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
See a small U. Park Service sketch of the Nagato as she rests on Bikini Atoll's lagoon. USS Arkansas BB A 29, ton American battleship that survived two world wars had a fuel capacity of 37, barrels of fuel oil, barrels of diesel oil, and 4, gallons of gasoline. Taft to the Panama Canal Zone for an inspection of the unfinished canal. On April 22, , she assisted in the occupation of Veracruz, Mexico. She remained in European waters for the invasion of Normandy where she performed yeoman service at Omaha Beach, the bombardment of Cherbourg and the invasion of southern France.
United States drops hydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll
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The United States conducts the first airborne test of an improved hydrogen bomb, dropping it from a plane over the tiny island of Namu in the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean on May 20, The successful test indicated that hydrogen bombs were viable airborne weapons and that the arms race had taken another giant leap forward. However, early bombs were large and unwieldy affairs that were exploded from the ground. The practical application of dropping the weapon over an enemy had been a mere theoretical possibility until a successful test in May The hydrogen bomb dropped over Bikini Atoll was carried by a B bomber and released at an altitude of more than 50, feet.