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Thunderchild, Thunder Child or variant, may refer to:

HMS Thunder Child is a fictional ironclad torpedo ram of the Royal Navy, destroyed by Martian fighting-machines in H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds whilst protecting a refugee rescue fleet of civilian vessels.

Thunderchild First Nation is an independent Cree First Nations band government in Turtleford, Saskatchewan, Canada with no affiliation with any Tribal Council and is located approximately 113 kilometers northwest of North Battleford. European settlement in 1909 caused the reserve to be moved by the Government of Canada from its original location near Delmas, Saskatchewan to where it now currently resides near Turtleford, Saskatchewan.

James Ash Musician and record producer

James Ash, is an English-born musician, songwriter and record producer. He is the co-founder and keyboardist of Australian electro-rock group, the Rogue Traders, where he plays the keyboard and guitar.

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<i>Operation Thunder Child</i> book by Nick Pope

Operation Thunder Child is a 1999 novel by British civil servant Nick Pope. Since Pope had worked for the British Ministry of Defence on the subject of unidentified flying objects, the book had to be cleared by the Ministry prior to publication.

<i>Children of the Thunder</i> book by John Brunner

Children of the Thunder is a 1988 science fiction novel by John Brunner.

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