Successful completion of the First Nuclear Test by China.
China Date:1964, October 16 Duration:8 min 36 sec Sound:Yes
Events related to China's First Nuclear Test at Lop Nur in China. Workers hammer rocks and shovel ground at the test site. Construction work is done. Man opens doors one after other. Supplies unloaded from a truck. Scientists perform chemical analysis in laboratories. Technicians check instruments that will record various readings during the test. Training activities performed. Men wear gas-masks maneuvers. They march on sand. They take off their clothing and masks to collect the sweat they generated during the training. Girls belonging to Cultural and Arts Troops perform. Soldiers cheer and clap. They play football and basket ball. Supplies are given to troops. Men stitch clothes on sewing machines. equipment and arms transported to the test site. Animals in cages are brought to the site that will be subjected to during the test. All the necessary last time preparations are done. Clock shows 3PM. Troops sit at a safe distance and wait. Countdown begins. Explosion takes place. View of the Atomic bomb explosion. Mushroom cloud rises in the sky. English translation overlays Chinese narration.
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