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- B-29 Superfortress (bomber) : The heaviest bomber aircraft of the Second World War, used by the United States to attack the Japanese home islands, at very long range; delivered nuclear weapons to Hiroshima and Nagasaki
- Bomber aircraft : Airplanes optimized to deliver weapons to surface targets, rather than to fight other airplanes.
- Chernobyl Disaster : A nuclear reactor accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine, in 1986, considered to be the worst nuclear power plant disaster in history and the only level 7 instance on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
- Edward Teller : (January 15, 1908 - September 9, 2003) One of the most controversial scientists of the 20th century because of his role as the main developer of the hydrogen bomb, his outspoken defense of an unassailable nuclear arsenal, and support for President Reagan's Strategic Defensive Initiative.
- Japan : East Asian country of about 3,000 islands; one of the world's largest economies; population about 125,000,000.
- Koshi-byo (Nagasaki) : A Confucius shrine in the south of Nagasaki, Japan; sovereign territory of the People's Republic of China.
- Koshi-byo : Japanese for Confucius shrine built to commemorate Confucian philosophers: the most famous being the Yushima Seido (湯島聖堂, Yushima Seidoo) in Tokyo.
- Kyushu : (九州 Kyuushuu) third-largest and westernmost of the main islands of Japan, divided into seven regions and including the cities of Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Kumamoto and Kagoshima; population about 13,000,000.
- Manhattan Project : Code name for the U.S. nuclear weapon development program in the World War II
- Nagasaki prefecture : (長崎県 Nagasaki-ken) area of Japan located on the island of Kyushu, once a gateway for foreign trade during the country's isolationist period, and whose capital was struck by an atomic bomb in 1945; population about 1,450,000.
- Roller coaster : A mechanical loop ride developed for carrying passengers in amusement parks and modern theme parks.
- Single Integrated Operational Plan : The U.S. plan and doctrine for the use of nuclear weapons in a large campaign, prepared for all services by the United States Strategic Command, based on Joint Chiefs of Staff guidance
- Tactics : Military concepts and techniques used to fight a battle once battle is joined.
- USS Aquarius (AKA-16) : Manned by United States Coast Guard personnel, a WWII U.S. Arcturus-class attack cargo ship
- USS Auburn (AGC-10) : Mount McKinley-class amphibious command ship
- USS Capricornus (AKA-57) : WWII U.S. Achernar-class attack cargo ship
- USS Ottawa (AKA-101) : Tolland-class attack cargo ship
- USS Tolland (AKA-64) : Lead ship of Second World War Tolland-class of attack cargo ships
- USS Tulare (AKA-112) : U.S. Navy WWII C4 type attack cargo ship that operated from the 1950s into the late 1970s
- USS Tyrrell (AKA-80) : Second World War Tolland-class attack cargo ship
- USS Uvalde (AKA-88) : Andromeda-class attack cargo ship
- USS Waukesha (AKA-84) : Serving in WWII, a Tolland-class attack cargo ship
- World War II, Pacific : The part of World War II (1937-45) fought in Asia and the Pacific Ocean between Japan and the U.S., China, Britain, Australia, and other Allies.
- World War II, air war : Air operations in the Second World War
- X-1 (aircraft) : A rocket powered aircraft which, in 1947, was the first aircraft to exceed the speed of sound in controlled level flight.