China conducts its first thermonuclear test at Lop Nur in China.
China Date:1966, October 27 Duration:6 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
Events related to China's First Thermonuclear Test. Men at work on the test site. Several banners and artifacts are put at the test site. Men follow the principles of Chairman Mao Tse-Tung. Men study works of Chairman Mao. Food is prepared in kitchen. View of a sand storm in the desert. Men briefed by an officer. Men shovel ground, weld and operate cranes. View of scientific instruments in underground bunkers. Materials for civil use are arranged for testing purpose. Animals in cages are brought as test subjects. Troops sit in outdoors. Chinese flag flutters atop a mast. Several instruments and switch boards. Thermonuclear bomb explodes. The blast wave completely destroys the test buildings. Mushroom cloud rises in the air. English translation overlays Chinese narration.
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