B-29 "Dave's Dream" making a test run over Bikini Atoll during Operation Crossroads
Bikini Atoll Date:1946, June Duration:4 min 44 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Aerial view of Bikini Atoll and surroundings during Operations Crossroads, the first postwar atomic bomb tests. Test ships are seen positioned in bay. The B-29, "Dave's Dream", which would drop the first atomic device, in Test Able, is seen in flight on a trial run. The aircraft carries tail code B, and the numbers 7354. During this trial, the B-29 opens its bomb bay doors, and after a while recloses them and makes a sharp turn away to the right.
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