Dawn of the nuclear age
Updated 1722 GMT (0122 HKT) May 16, 2017
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Jornada del Muerto, New Mexico (CNN)On July 16, 1945, deep in the New Mexico desert, the U.S. Army detonated the world's first nuclear bomb. Less than a month later, similar weapons dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki would end World War II. Stand on the site where the nuclear age began.