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The Trinity test of nuclear explosive device, on July 16, 1945, as part of the Manhattan Project

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 from the atomic bomb explosion. Sun rays filter through the clouds. Explosion seen from a few different camera angles.

Date: 1945, July 16
Duration: 1 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Trinity test - the first ever Atomic bomb tested in Alamogordo New Mexico, United States.

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.

Date: 1945, July 16
Duration: 2 min 34 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of wire connections to detonators on nuclear device 'Gadget' used in the Trinity nuclear test, Alamogordo, New Mexico

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.

Date: 1945, July 15
Duration: 1 min 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
American soldiers on white sand dunes of the White Sands National Monument in Alamogordo, New Mexico.

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'.

Date: 1945, July
Duration: 2 min 44 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Devastation from atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima Japan in World War II

U.S. War Department film showing devastation from atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, during World War 2. Opening scene is darkness of predawn in Alamogordo, New Mexico, on 16, July, 1945, at 5:29:45 AM. Suddenly, a huge explosion lights up the sky. A fireball and mushroom shaped cloud form. Closer view of the explosion from another camera. Following the initial explosion, the ensuing sound is a continuous roar. Another view is shown, from a third camera location. It highlights the boiling fire and smoke of the explosion. These scenes document the first successful test of a nuclear weapon, code named "Trinity". Change of scene shows glimpse of the Manhattan Project B Reactor site at Hanford, Washington, as viewed from a car driving past. Closeup of the facility, from right up against a boundary fence. Glimpses of other Manhattan Project facilities in New Mexico, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and another view of the Hanford, Washington facility. Next, a rough topographical map of Japan is shown. Closeup of elevated railroad train traveling in Hiroshima, Japan. Imperial Japanese Army motorized vehicles are shown on parade, including fully tracked open personnel carriers with soldiers aboard and Type 94 Tankettes being driven by individual soldiers. Japanese infantry marching in full field gear including shouldered rifles with fixed bayonets. Closeup of a Japanese Army officer. Glimpse of Japanese support troops, such as quartermaster elements, in black uniforms. Japanese technicians in white lab coats at a wartime facility. Japanese Navy Warships being launched from Hiroshima ship yards. A lone B-29 bomber seen in flight over clouds. Its tail number, 42-63735 is clearly seen. It displays a large "05" on it upper tail. (This is not the "Enola Gay" whose tail number was 44-86292.) Closeup of one of the aircraft's engines with propeller turning. Glimpse upward from interior of the aircraft. Scene shifts to aerial photograph of Hiroshima with overlay depicting the bomb strike zone. Animated map showing explosion and precise point ot detonation above the junction of the Motoyasu and Ota Rivers. A view at the ground of destruction from the atomic explosion. An American soldier stands in the midst of the destruction. Slabs of heavy concrete are destroyed. View looking East from ground zero, past a burned tree trunk in the foreground, where the shells of several stronger buildings still stand amidst a sea of rubble. To the South, hardly anything is left standing. Looking West, everything is essentially leveled.

Date: 1947
Duration: 5 min 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Fused sand in the blast region of the first atomic bomb test at the Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico

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.

Date: 1945, July
Duration: 56 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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