Operation Crossroads atomic blasts captured in paintings from deck of USS Fall River

In 1946, Arthur Beaumont was appointed the U.S. Navy’s Official Task Force Artist for Operation Crossroads Mr. Beaumont was assigned to the USS Fall River (CA-131), Target Vessel Control Ship, in charge of positioning the 95 target vessels in the Bikini Lagoon for the Able and Baker tests in July 1946 at Operation Crossroads. The … Continue reading Operation Crossroads atomic blasts captured in paintings from deck of USS Fall River