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The fear of nuclear annihilation overshadowed all others. Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America (1994) Nuclear annihilation or a grisly pandemic? Times, Sunday Times (2013)For most of the postwar era, the threat of nuclear annihilation was a daily presence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If group selection were to work properly, war would mean the total annihilation of the enemy by the victorious group. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most are under 30 and keener on iPads than nuclear annihilation. The Sun (2011)
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