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Photograph of Operation Crossroads, 25 July 1946.

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Photograph of Operation Crossroads, 25 July 1946.

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Title

Photograph of Operation Crossroads, 25 July 1946.

Creator

United States. Joint Task Force One

Description

Digitized photograph of Operation Crossroads Baker atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, 25 July 1946. The caption reads: "ATOMIC CLOUD SHROUDS TARGET FLEET - Sweeping out in all directions, this haze of water, steam spray and radio active substances obscured all but extreme outer fringes of the Crossroads target fleet a few minutes after the Baker Day blast. This photograph was taken by an automatic camera mounted in one of the photographic towers on a nearby island."

Date

25 July 1946

Subject

  • Operation Crossroads, Marshall Islands, 1946.
  • Atomic bomb--Testing.

Type

Photograph

Format

image/jpeg, 177 kb

Source

NWC_PH_003_00212.jpg

Rights

In the public domain.