• Short Summary

    Sailors prepare old battleships for atom bomb testing at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, commanders wait ten miles away, as 200 miles away, Superfortresses prepare to take off with scientific equipment, and the plane "Dave's Dream" will carry the atomic bomb, while a scale model shows how the location looks to the bombarders

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Stage is Set for Atom Test

    PACIFIC OCEAN: Micronesia: Bikini Atoll:
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    ATOMIC BOMB. Shots of Bikini Atoll -shots of these vessels "Nagato" Americas battleship, Arkansas, the Pennsylvania, Prince Eugen. also Nervardo. Shots of Sailors abandoning ship, shots of them closing Bulkhead, Shots of explosive on boats, shots of sailors wearing goggles, shots of super-fortresses waiting to take of on the island Kwajalein, shots of Cameramen Pilots reporter & crews being Briefed, shots of Major Woodrow with crew getting into the Plane Dayes Dream, which is to drop the atom bomb, shots of scale of the model,


    Science and Technology; Munitions and Armaments

    Operation Crossroads, peacetime, postwar, nuclear warhead, nuclear war, atomic age,
    Background: Sailors prepare old battleships for atom bomb testing at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, commanders wait ten miles away, as 200 miles away, Superfortresses prepare to take off with scientific equipment, and the plane "Dave's Dream" will carry the atomic bomb, while a scale model shows how the location looks to the bombarders

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8JLBVQLUWJA9Y3LPHQ25NZMCB
    Media URN:
    VLVA8JLBVQLUWJA9Y3LPHQ25NZMCB
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1946
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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