Atomic bomb test "Baker" at Bikini Atoll, Micronesian Islands in the Pacific Ocean during Operation Crossroads in July 1946. Aerial view of ships at anchor, grouped in a small area. Broken clouds in sky. Underwater explosion of bomb "Helen of Bikini", shot Baker, occurs as it throws a shock wave. It forms a huge round white cloud, grey smoke curls up its center. Lower clouds around the area dissipates. Nuclear test mushroom cloud hangs over the ships. A large trunk of the bomb blast extends down into the water. Many ships surround the blast area.
Nuclear bomb test being conducted at Bikini Atoll, Micronesian Islands in the Pacific Ocean, by the United States military. Ships at sea. Shock wave spreads rapidly due to a nuclear blast. Mushroom cloud hangs over the water, surrounded by grey clouds. Tons of water being thrown back down on the surface as white light obscures the area. Bird flies in the foreground.
Nuclear test at Bikini Atoll, Micronesian Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Atomic blast occurs far out over the water causing a wide expanse of smoke to spread out in all directions. The fireball churns upwards from its center and grows dark in many areas except for the top. Entire fireball dissipates. Darkness spreads.
Cluster of test vessels is seen in aerial view of test site, Bikini Atoll, Pacific Ocean. Baker test, of underwater atomic bomb burst, in Operation Crossroads, July, 1946. Detonation produces large shock wave, water column and mushroom cloud.
Operation Crossroads nuclear bomb test "Able" at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Aerial view of atoll. White light spreads due to blast. Shock waves in the lagoon. Ships grouped together at anchor. Blast goes off amid ships as it throws out a huge shock wave in all directions. Mushroom cloud forms immediately over the ships.
A training film titled 'The Kwajalein Operations' on the operations of U.S. forces on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands during World War II. A map locates islands in the Pacific Ocean. Animation depicts the area invaded by U.S. forces. The Gilbert Islands, the Solomon Islands, Midway Island, Tarawa and other islands located on the map. U.S. lines of communication on various islands. Kwajalein Atoll on the map. The atoll is selected as a base for U.S. forces. It is selected because of various benefits which would prove useful during the invasion of the Marshall Islands. Bases and installations on Kwajalein Atoll.