Nuclear bomb testing footage. Continuous colour film of atomic bomb shot Baker from Operation Crossroads on July 25, 1946, as well as film of the King shot from Operation Ivy in 1952. Both nuclear tests were conducted by the United States.
A U.S. Navy training film about controlling and curing malaria among United States soldiers in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Rain pours down. Mosquitoes breed in water. Vehicle passes on a road leading to water clogging in the area. Unused roads as favorable breeding grounds. A sign reads 'Use authorized roads only' U.S. soldiers advance in the Pacific Theater. Soldier suffering from malaria lying in bed. Soldiers advance and a sign reads 'Welcome home'
United States conducts nuclear bomb and weapons tests at Pacific Proving grounds of Pacific Ocean. This nuclear shot is possibly from Operation Redwing.
A documentary titled 'Rocket crashes in test' shows a V-2 rocket of United states being carried in a carrier vehicle to White Sands proving grounds in New Mexico in United States. At the proving grounds the rocket is launched but shortly after take off it gets off course and starts to drop downwards. It crashes and explodes as smoke rises from the area.
United States conducts nuclear test shot "Zuni" as part of Operation Redwing nuclear tests at the Pacific Proving Grounds. Bright flash appears due to the Zuni shot bomb blast, the first ever of a three-stage thermonuclear design. Huge fireball boils upward into the sky. Spots of fire in sky as darkness spreads. Zuni was a 3.5 Megaton Hydrogen bomb with 85% of its yield from fusion. This was a companion test to the "dirty" (87% fission) Tewa shot using the same bomb design.
Final checks are made before the launch of German V2-Rocket at White Sands Proving Ground in New Mexico. Jeeps loaded with men are driven to side of a hill to await the launching of rocket. Rocket is launched. A trail of white smoke is emitted as the rocket leaves the ground. A cub plane takes off a runway and is airborne.