Atomic bomb test (Operation Greenhouse) on the Enewetak Atoll (sometimes spelled Eniwetok or Eniewetok) in the Marshall Islands. Animation shows the effects of an atomic blast. Men suspend various reading instruments from a bomb-shaped plastic balloon that will provide valuable readings at the time of atomic blast. Banks of high speed cameras are planted close to the tower holding the fissionable material (Zero Tower). Radioactive measuring instruments are planted on the islands. Scientists and technicians perform a last minute check of the necessary instruments before leaving the island. A view of the Zero Tower. Men leave the island and detonate the bomb. Mushroom cloud of the atomic blast at a distance. Men in boats at a safe distance watch the explosion wearing protective eye glasses.
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