What Would Happen In A Nuclear War?

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The last time anyone used a nuclear bomb in combat was during World War II. But that doesn't mean it's not possible today. With nuclear destruction so far in our past, it can be easy to forget how horrifying the concept is. Watch the video below to learn exactly what might happen if nuclear war again became a reality.

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