Operation Crossroads Test Baker bomb blast, 25 July 1946

Operation Crossroads Archival Film 1946

Shot on location at Bikini in 1946, three declassified films of Operation Crossroads and the Test Able and Test Baker atomic bomb tests. British Movietone Moment – Bikini Atom Bomb (4:03)   OPERATION CROSSROADS – Able and Baker Day Tests 1946 (26:36)   Project Crossroads – Nuclear Test Film 1946 (42:33) Operation Crossroads, Lest We…

Operation Crossroads 75th Anniversary

National Atomic Veterans Day, July 16

Between 1945 and 1963, the United States conducted 235 atmospheric nuclear weapons tests in the Pacific Ocean and the Southwestern U.S. In appreciation of the approximately 250,000 American service men and women who witnessed and participated in these tests, President Ronald Reagan designated July 16, 1983 as National Atomic Veterans Day. Read the full text…