Photograph of Operation Crossroads, 25 July 1946.
United States. Joint Task Force One
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."
25 July 1946
- Operation Crossroads, Marshall Islands, 1946.
- Atomic bomb--Testing.
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In the public domain.