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59. The Davy Crockett Battlefield Missile

Front and center stands the smallest A-bomb ever deployed by the US military. Its yield: one-quarter of a kiloton. This miniature bomb weighs 51 pounds and can fit inside a bowling bag. The concept of its design was developed by Ted Taylor. National Atomic Museum, Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico. July 17, 1985.

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