Marines look into emplacements and foxholes at Yucca Flats in Las Vegas, Nevada during nuclear testing Desert Rock Exercises.
Las Vegas Nevada USA Date:1952, May 1 Duration:1 min 44 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Operation Desert Rock at Yucca Flats in Las Vegas, Nevada. Marines in tan overalls and wearing marine utility caps stand around Marine Corps jeeps near Yucca Flats, an atomic bomb test area. Two marines drive away in a jeep. An aircraft in flight as it leaves a vapor trail. The marines stand in desert as they wear utilities, cartridge belts, helmets. The marines carry rifles and BAR's( Browning Automatic Rifle). A small self propelled gun and LVT ( Landing Vehicle Tracked) in the background. A small board sticks out of sand. The marines walk by emplacements and look down into a foxhole. A member of a radiation team. A walkie talkie laid on the ground. Batteries and other equipment on the ground preceding test shot Dog of Operation Tumbler-Snapper.
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