Footage of nuclear explosion in the U.S. Trinity test of the first successful nuclear explosive device, in Alamogordo, New Mexico as part of the Manhattan Project. A mushroom cloud on the horizon. The smoke rises up into the air. Flames and black smoke. Sun rays filter through the clouds. Explosion seen from a few different camera angles.
Shows the first atomic bomb explosion in history, on July 16, 1945, resulting from the work of the Manhattan Project. Atomic bomb tested at an experimental station in New Mexico, United States. Bomb explodes and a mushroom cloud forms, seen from cameras 6 miles away. Smoke and fire emerges.
Views of the nuclear test device nicknamed, "Gadget", showing network of wires going to detonators surrounding core. The first ever atomic bomb device is in position at the top of its test tower, the day before it produced the first nuclear detonation in history. This device was detonated in the early morning of the next day, July 16, 1945. The detonation test event was named Trinity.
White Sands Proving Ground and the Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico. The white drifting sand dunes. The entrance sign reads 'White Sands National Monument, United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service'. A building in the premises with the American flag in the foreground. Soldier walks on the sand dunes with a gun. Tracks made by motor vehicle. Sandy area with a cactus bush. Soldier runs over sand dunes. Soldier throws sand out of the camera. Sign reads 'Air Material Command Alamogordo AAF Special Range'.
The first atomic bomb is detonated during Manhattan Project testing at Alamogordo, near Los Alamos, New Mexico. Atomic bomb explodes. Fire and a smoke cloud rises.
The Holloman Air force Base, first atomic bomb testing site in Alamogordo, New Mexico. The Base, also known as Trinity Site. Large grounds at the Base. Fused sand shows the blast region. Mountain ridges in the background.