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B-29 "Dave's Dream" returns to airfield in Marshall Islands after Test Able atomic bomb drop on Bikini Atoll

The B-29 "Dave's Dream" returns to airfield in Marshall Islands, after dropping atomic bomb on Bikini Atoll, in Test Able of Operation Crossroads, on July 1st, 1946, during U.S. nuclear testing. The B-29 lands and taxis to a parking place on the ramp. The area around the aircraft is cordoned off and the crew is confined therein as they deplane. Navy photographers take photos. An interviewer talks to crew members. The crew walks away from the aircraft along a cordoned pathway between numerous military personnel on hand to greet them on this historic occasion. The aircraft, number 44-27354, was actually participating in its second atomic mission. It also served as a photographic platform for the mission to Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, when it was named "Big Stink.". Pilot for the Bikini mission was Major Woodrow Swancutt of Wisconsin Rapids, WI. The aircraft was renamed "Dave's Dream" in honor of Captain David Semple, a bombardier killed during the crash of another B-29 on March 7, 1946, near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Date: 1946, July 1
Duration: 3 min 23 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Technicians carry out tests on foot and mouth disease virus at the Plum Island Animal Disease Center in Long Island, New York.

A film based on the Plum Island Animal Disease Center in Long Island, New York which is dedicated to study of foreign animal diseases. Animated map of the United States of America depicts the New England region of the U.S. affected with foot and mouth disease of animals during year 1870 and Mexico and Canada affected by epizootics in 1946 and 1952 respectively. A technician stores animal foot and mouth disease virus in a laboratory freezer.

Date: 1958
Duration: 1 min 57 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scenes of various atomic bomb tests conducted by America during a course of time.

Scenes of various atomic bomb tests conducted by America during a course of time. Shows the atomic bomb test in Alamogordo, New Mexico(1945). Nuclear weapons tests for shot Able and shot Baker, tested at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands as part of Operation Crossroads(1946). Close -up view of massive nuclear explosion at sea seen from shore with blast wave approaching unmanned ships near harbor and a palm tree on shore seen waving dramatically. Atomic bomb tests at the Enewetak Atoll (sometimes spelled Eniwetok or Eniewetok) In the Marshall Island as part of Operation Sandstone (1948).

Date: 1948
Duration: 3 min 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Miguel Aleman succeeds President Camacho in Mexico.

Miguel Aleman takes over as President in Mexico. Mexican people on road. Cars parked on road. Arrival of President Miguel Aleman , Camacho and other dignitaries. Dignitaries and Soldiers on stage. President Miguel Aleman takes an oath. People stand and listen. President Miguel takes the seat of President Camacho. People clap and cheer in the hall. Civilians of Mexico perform dance for him. Soldiers do march past. The President and other dignitaries salute. President Miguel waves.

Date: 1946, December 23
Duration: 1 min 36 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
A German V-2 rocket, vertical launch tower and a gantry crane at the Guided Missile Proving Ground in Alamogordo, New Mexico.

Testing of German V-2 rocket at the Guided Missile Proving Ground in Alamogordo, New Mexico. An aerial view showing the vertical launching tower for small-type missile and a gantry crane. V-2 on the ground nearby. A view of surrounding countryside.

Date: 1946
Duration: 3 min 56 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Jurt Linder and Mr. Heuter stand in front of German V-2 rocket at White Sands in New Mexico.

German V-2 Rocket in rocket testing derrick at White Sands in New Mexico. Group of German scientists work around the upper portion of V-2 rocket. Jurt Linder and Mr Heuter converse with each other. Group of men along with Jurt Linder and Mr Heuter pose for a photograph.

Date: 1946, November 21
Duration: 2 min 12 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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