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George Wilson Malon, Senator of the United States reports to voters in Nevada, United States.

George Wilson Malon, Senator of the United States gives a speech in his office in Nevada, United States. He reports to the voters. He talks about the war time excise taxes, live music taxes and their effects on the State of Nevada. He assures the people that he will work to aid the hotel and restaurant industry, and jobs for young people of Nevada.

Date: 1958, October 2
Duration: 1 min 5 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Atomic bomb scenes WWII; atomic testing at U.S. Army atomic experiment station 'Camp Desert Rock' in Nevada, United States

Episode of "The Big Picture", a U.S. Army series of news release programs. U.S. Army cameraman recording Nike missile launch. Atomic cannon fires shell creating atomic explosion and classic mushroom cloud.. Army troops spill out of Sikorsky YH-19 helicopters. U.S. Army infantry soldiers ascend hill firing their rifles. Atomic experiments at Camp Desert Rock in Nevada, United States. U.S. Army Master Sergeant Stuart Queen seated at a desk in his office. He speaks about a series of atomic experiments ("Desert Rock 6") held in barren lands of Nevada at Camp Desert Rock. Celebrating victory in Europe, during World War 2, American troops parade down the Champs Elysees in Paris, France, with the Arch of Triumph behind them. Happy Parisians watch the parade.. War scenes in Hiroshima, Japan: Actual footage of explosion and mushroom cloud rising after atomic bomb blast over Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Barren land on the ground in Hiroshima after the blast. B-29 bombers in flight. Atomic bomb test detonation. Atomic artillery gun M65, also called the Atomic Cannon or Atomic Annie, fires and creates nuclear explosion on distant target.Viking missile launch. U.S. soldiers on parade. Headquarters sign at U.S. Army atomic experiment station at Camp Desert Rock, Nevada, displaying 6-pointed star with "A" in center.. Several atomic test explosions. Soldiers on hillside witness a non-nuclear explosion. Buses carry troops along a road past a sign warning of radiation hazard. Army captain, instructor, briefing troops before the start of atomic maneuvers.. Maps of planned maneuvers. Engineer surveyors lay out ground zero target. View of the ground zero area which is the target area for testing. Signal men lay communication lines to receive and transmit teletype messages. Men operate machinery and dig trenches in which troops will take cover. Other men cover them with sand. [Note: According to the U.S. Department of State, Office of the Historian, from February 18 to May 15, 1955, the United States conducted Operation Teapot, a nuclear test series at Yucca Flat and Frenchman Flat on the Nevada Test Site in the continental United States. During the test period 14 nuclear shots and 1 non-nuclear shot were detonated. Several thousand scientific, military (army, air force, navy, marines), and civilian contract personnel participated in the organization, planning, and execution of the test series. Military exercises undertaken during and following the shots took place under the name Desert Rock 6.]

Date: 1955
Duration: 6 min 22 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Series of atomic bomb explosions on ground during continental atomic tests in Nevada, United States

Continental atomic tests in Nevada, United States. B-29 bomber in flight. A cactus on a barren land. Views of cacti in field. Mountains in the background. Series of atomic bomb test explosions, including small and large bursts, both high and low, and a ground burst. Mushroom clouds rise due to explosions.

Date: 1958
Duration: 1 min 36 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Aircrafts stationed at different angles to observe the effect of atomic explosion on them in Nevada, United States

Continental atomic tests Nevada, United States. Air Force C-54 aircraft in flight. Air Force Flight Surgeons wear masks and observe the atomic explosion from an aircraft to test its effect on a pilot's vision. They immediately test their vision, while aboard the airplane,following the atomic burst. A truck drags a P-47 airplane. B-17s, P-47s, and newer aircraft are stationed at different angles. Atomic explosion to test the effect of this explosion on the aircraft. High-speed cameras record effects of atomic blast. Elevator on tail of a B-17 in flames. Afterwards, technicians examine the damage on the various aircraft. Views of damaged aircraft after explosion on ground. USAF B-57B aircraft in flight. B-47 takes off with JATO. Smoke trails from the boosters.

Date: 1958
Duration: 2 min 36 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. B-50 Superfortress drops bombs over target areas during atomic tests in Nevada, United States

Continental atomic tests in Nevada, United States. An Air Weather officer at podium speaks to the high ranking people that includes Dr. Alvin C Graves, scientific test director and Carol Tyler, test manager for atomic energy commission. They decide upon an atomic test. An army sentry stands guard as B-50 named "Rosebud" starts engines for the test mission. Wheels and bottom of the aircraft. U.S. Air Force B-50 Superfortress aircraft in flight. Pilot , radio navigator and bombadier at their crew positions inside the B-50. Monitoring personnel track progress of the B-50, against flight plan, at the Atomic Energy Commission control room. Navigator in the aircraft communicates to the pilot, who turns to align with final bomb run. The bomb bay of the aircraft opens. The Bombardier takes control of aircraft. Aerial view of the target to be hit by the bomb. When bomb is released, aircrew and all observers on ground don protective glasses or goggles. The bomb detonates on the target with blinding flash of light. Mushroom cloud seen from aircraft, above.

Date: 1958
Duration: 4 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Military staff and civilian reporters gather and prepare for atomic bomb testing in Nevada, United States.

An atomic bomb test in Nevada, United States. A sign board reads: 'US Atomic Energy Commission Nevada Proving Ground Mercury, Nevada'. A guard stands near the board. Men gather in the explosion area. Cars and houses in the area to determine their ability to withstand blast wave and radiation. Mannequins in a car and in replicas of houses. Soldiers huddle in trenches two miles away from the explosion area. Cameramen adjust their cameras to record the explosion. The atomic bomb explodes. A mushroom cloud is formed. People wearing goggles for eye protection are seen as they watch the explosion. Governor of California Earl Warren arrives at the explosion site. Personnel with geiger counter take measurements near the bombing site later.

Date: 1953, March 19
Duration: 2 min 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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