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The name given by the U.S. to the Soviet Union's first nuclear test, which occurred on August 29, 1949. It was a replica of the Fat Man design and had a yield of 22 kilotons.

Cold War: A Brief History: The Soviet Atomic BombOpen link in new window | (
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Timeline of the Nuclear Age: 1949Open link in new window | (

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Soviet Nuclear Weapons Program
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