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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
 
 
Astronauts briefed by Captain Robert W Weaver and Captain Keith D Young at Stead Air Force base, Nevada.

NASA Astronauts undergo survival training class at Stead Air Force base, Nevada. Astronauts Lt Malcolm S Carpenter; Captain Leroy G Cooper Junior, United States Air Force; Lt Colonel John H Glenn, United States Marine Corps; Captain Virgil I Grissom, USAF; Lt Commander Walter M Schirra, United States Nations; Lt Commander Alan B Shepard and Captain Donald K Slayton, USAF seated on a table. Captain Robert W Weaver, Stead Air Force Base Project Officer and OIC survival School trainer briefs the astronauts in a class room. Captain Kieth D Young, Academic Instructor briefs the astronauts. Colonel Richard, Deputy Base Commander of Stead AFB, Sargent Harrington , NASA Project Officers, Colonel Kieth Lindell, Doctor Donald Stulken and Lt Colonel W K Douglas.

Date: 1960, July 12
Duration: 4 min 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Astronauts undergo survival training in desert near Stead Air Force base, Nevada.

NASA Astronauts undergo survival training in desert near Stead Air Force base, Nevada. Astronauts Lt Malcolm S Carpenter; Captain Leroy G Cooper Junior, United States Air Force; Lt Colonel John H Glenn, United States Marine Corps; Captain Virgil I Grissom, USAF; L. Commander Walter M Schirra, United States Nations; Lt Commander Alan B Shepard and Captain Donald K Slayton, USAF eat breakfast at desert command post. They cover a heap of dry bushes with parachute. Astronauts attach a loop to the parachute.

Date: 1960, July 14
Duration: 4 min 18 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Astronauts briefed by Sergeant Watkins on how to make protective clothing out of parachute at Stead Air Force base, Nevada

NASA Astronauts undergo survival training at Stead Air Force base, Nevada. Sargent Watkins trainer instructs with astronauts. Astronauts Lt Malcolm S Carpenter; Captain Leroy G Cooper Junior, United States Air Force; Lt Colonel John H Glenn, United States Marine Corps; Captain Virgil I Grissom, USAF; Lt Commander Walter M Schirra, United States Nations; Lt Commander Alan B Shepard and Captain Donald K Slayton, USAF seated on table take notes. Sargent demonstrates how to make clothes and headgear with parachute.

Date: 1960, July 12
Duration: 2 min 7 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Astronauts board H-21B helicopter to reach Desert Command Post near Stead Air Force base, Nevada.

NASA Astronauts undergo survival training near Stead Air Force base, Nevada. Board reads 'Stead Air Force Base Welcomes You'. Astronauts Lt Malcolm S Carpenter; Captain Leroy G Cooper Junior, United States Air Force; Lt Colonel John H Glenn, United States Marine Corps; Captain Virgil I Grissom, USAF; Lt Commander Walter M Schirra, United States Nations; Lt Commander Alan B Shepard and Captain Donald K Slayton, USAF walk out of the building and board H-21B helicopter. Two Helicopter in flight to Desert Command post. Astronauts improvise protective clothing at desert command post.

Date: 1960, July 13
Duration: 4 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Astronauts and other service personnel eat food at Desert Command post near Stead Air Force Base, Nevada.

NASA astronauts undergo survival training near Stead Air Force base, Nevada. Food Service personnel from Stead AFB prepare meal and lay the table at Desert Command post. Astronauts Lt Malcolm S Carpenter; Captain Leroy G Cooper Junior, United States Air Force; Lt Colonel John H Glenn, United States Marine Corps; Captain Virgil I Grissom, USAF; Lt Commander Walter M Schirra, United States Nations; Lt Commander Alan B Shepard and Captain Donald K Slayton, USAF and other personnel eat food. Service Personnel prepare breakfast.

Date: 1960, July 13
Duration: 4 min 7 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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