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.
Invasion of the Palau Islands during World War II. A map of the Palau Islands. U.S. Army Air Force B-24 Liberator aircraft in flight over Wakde Island. The island is bombed by B-24s. Explosions on the island due to the bombing. A carrier aircraft in flight. A ship of the U.S. Third Fleet underway in the Pacific Ocean. A U.S. bomber aircraft and U.S. troops on the deck of the ship. U.S. fleet underway in the Pacific Ocean. The troops bomb a Japanese ship. The ship burns. The troops on the deck fire guns. Smoke rises in the foreground. Aircraft in flight drop bombs on the island. A fleet of ship underway. Bomber aircraft drop bombs. Explosions in the water. Mountains in the background. On September 15th U.S. 1st Marine Division land on the the Palau Islands. The marines on a landing craft advance forward. They fire from the landing craft. Smoke rises in the foreground. The marines advance to invade other beaches. Bombing by the carrier aircraft and smoke rises due to explosion. An LCV( Landing Craft Vehicle ) underway. The marines carrying guns advance on a beach. A marine in a foxhole speaks into a radio. The marines advance towards an airfield. They fire guns and advance forward. Wrecked bombers and tankers. Construction equipment brought to the beach. A marine drives a truck to the airfield. Power shovels, bulldozers and trucks used to rebuilt a captured air base. A U.S. aircraft taxis at the field. The marines stand around an aircraft.
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.