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A nuclear war was a conflict characterized by the use of atomic weapons.

On Talos IV, nuclear war caused a near-extinction level event, but a small population of the indigenous species remained. (DIS: "If Memory Serves")

Earth's World War III involved six hundred million casualties from nuclear weapons, but on the whole was never specifically characterized as a nuclear war.

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