Secrets of the Dead

The World's Biggest Bomb

Season 11 Episode 5 | 53m 30s

Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to see who could build and detonate the world's largest bomb.

Aired: 05/16/11

Expired: 12/14/15

Rating: NR

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