Operation Cue at Nevada test site in Nevada, United States. Views of Nevada site. A sign of civil defense and 'Operation Cue' written on a vehicle of civil defense. A woman gets off from the vehicle and enters the headquarter building of the 'Civil Defense Operations'. Interior: A Civil Defense staff member working. He talks to a personnel. The Civil Defense staff member shows her prospective of entire lay out and models of the system. Men work on constructing shelters and structures. An engineer goes in a corner room of a basement. A man climbs down a power pole. Power poles, power lines and transformers are tested. Transformer substations are tested. Radio towers are tested. In a test house a radio transmitter is used for broadcasting. Liquid petroleum and natural gases are tested. All connections are checked. Installation of equipment is checked. A 18000 gallon supply tank is sprayed. A storage house on the test site.
Operation Cue at Nevada test site in Nevada, United States. Types of houses to be tested include single storey buildings without basement, two storey buildings with basement, 8 inches concrete buildings reinforced by steel and single storey buildings with walls and roof joined by steel nuts. 55 hundred foot line and a house similar to the one which had been tested. Men unload a truck. Mannequins are carried into the house. Mannequins lined up at the test site. Several men lining them up. One mannequin has no arms.
Operation Cue at Nevada test site in Nevada, United States. A man in a construction hat walks amidst rubble caused due to an explosion. Civil Defense personnel at the blast site to inspect. Ruins of a two storey building. An undamaged test house reinforced by concrete blocks. A partially damaged two storey frame house. A protective basement room is inspected. Ruins of a house.
Operation Cue at Nevada test site in Nevada, United States. A collapsed radio tower at the site. Slightly twisted radio tower. An undamaged 18000 gallon supply tank. In a radio house transmitter equipment is replaced on a table. Partially damaged power lines and transformers. Several power poles are undamaged. Radio substations are undamaged. Food in cases is taken away for laboratory tests.
Operation Cue at Nevada test site in Nevada, United States. Mannequins and their dresses are inspected. Civil Defense observers at the blast site. A butcher cuts meat. Observers of the blast line up for food at the test site. A woman inspects ruins and debris of houses. Civil Defense personnel work at the site. A damaged mannequin is carried out. Views of explosions.
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.]