Flashcards in POA - 07. History of Nuclear Weapons Deck (15):
16 Jul 1945
First nuclear device detonated.
6 Aug 1945
Little Boy was dropped on Hiroshima
9 Aug 1945
Fat Man was dropped on Nagasaki
Air corridors, protected by treaty, remain open in Berlin leading to the highly successful
Year Soviets conduct their first nuclear test
Year of Cuban Missile Crisis
Year SAC was created
Mission of SAC
Guardianship and control of all nuclear-capable bombers and ICBMs
Who controlled the majority of nuclear assets from 1946-1992?
Motto of SAC
Peace is our mission
SAC and TAC combined to create
Air Combat Command (ACC)
Einstein sending a letter to the President, Manhattan Project, Little Boy, and Fat Man are examples of?
Pre-Cold War history of nuclear weapons
Soviets ended the US nuclear monopoly in?
The 13 day strategic chess match between the US and the Soviet Union resulted in?
The Cuban Missile Crisis