Atomic Fireball As Seen From The Air
- 1946-07-01 in Bikini
Gelatin silver print entitled 'Atomic Fireball As Seen From the Air', taken by an unknown photographer for Joint Army-Navy Task Force One, 1 July 1946. 'Here is the camera record of the evolution of the atomic fireball, begining micro-seconds after the detonation of the atoomic bomb over Bikini Lagoon July 1, 1946, with the man-made light of a thousand suns and ending with the formation of the atomic cloud. The series of eight pictures were taken by electrically operated aerial camera miles away from the blast. First in a series of eight.'
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