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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: "FILE NUMBER: AF 434-5 Release Date: 3 August 1946, Cloud formation at peak shortly before the rapid disintegration of the mushroom shape, and as column of water starts to fall."

Date

25 July 1946

Subject

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

Type

Photograph

Format

image/jpeg, 197 kb

Source

NWC_PH_003_00214.jpg

Rights

In the public domain.