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6 November marks the 75th Anniversary of Plutonium being produced for the first time at Hanford Nuclear Reservation, USA. The radioactive element was used less than a year later in the Fat Man atomic bomb, which was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, during WW2.

Author: British Pathé

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