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Image 9 - B-47 - The bombers are parked at Sidi Slimane Air Base, then French Morocco, circa August 1954. Two years earlier, in January 1952, President Truman approved the deployment of non-nuclear components of nuclear weapons at U.S. bases in Morocco, but the French were not told about this. In April 1954, President Eisenhower approved the deployment of complete nuclear weapons at SAC bases in Morocco. (Box 1479)

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