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1957: Nuclear artillery is ‘near at hand’

This 1953 test of an 11-inch nuclear shell, among other developments, led Army leaders to believe that the day of atomic artillery was coming. (National Nuclear Security Administration)

From the archive: October 26, 1957

Dual-Purpose Artillery Missiles

The Armed Forces are on the threshold of a new era in artillery firepower. Dual-purpose missiles with atomic warheads make possible the use …

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