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    Baker atomic bomb, the fifth launched, is detonated at Bikini Atoll to measure damage to naval craft

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Operation Crossroads. Underwater atomic blast again rocks Bikini Atoll.

    MARSHALL ISLANDS: Bikini Atoll:

    ATOM Shots of Underwater Atomic Bomb from different angles

    ATOMIC BOMB. OPERATION CROSS-ROAD. UNDERWATER ATOMIC BLAST AGAINST ROCKS BIKINI ATOLL. Shots of some of the 83 ships in Bikini Lagoon, air shots, shots of cameras on island ready to record blast, shots of bomb raft, shots of sailors abandoning ships, shots Adm Parsons going aboard flagship to report to Adm Blandy-shots of. shots of scientific team go aboard firing ship, shots of them at work, shots of cameras on boats ready, shots of explosion, shots of clouds turning into mushroom shape, shots of explosion from different angles, pilotless plane flying through radio active cloud gets colossal shots of explosion,

    BLANDY ADM. U.S NAVY. Shots of on board flag ship, with Adm Parsons at the Bikini Lagoon, at the time of the under water atom bomb,

    EXPLOSION. Shots of Explosion of the under water atomic, from five or 6 angles,

    PARSONS ADM. On flag ship of adm Blandy, shots of them together at operation cross-roads

    Munitions and Armaments; Science and Technology

    nuclear, weapons, atom, bomb, Baker, Marshall Islands, detonation, military, WWII, World War II, Second World War, Navy, vessels, scientist, technology, research, radioactive, LSM-60, Pikinni Atoll, Micronesia, scientists
    Background: Baker atomic bomb, the fifth launched, is detonated at Bikini Atoll to measure damage to naval craft

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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