Soldiers at Camp Desert Rock watch testing of nuclear weapon at Yucca Flats near Las Vegas, Nevada during Desert Rock exercises
Las Vegas Nevada USA Date:1952, May 1 Duration:3 min 33 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Desert Rock Exercises (Desert Rock IV) underway for testing of nuclear weapon at Yucca Flats area of Nevada Proving Ground outside Las Vegas, Nevada. Test shot Dog. Squad tents pitched to form a bivouac area at Camp Desert Rock, south of Camp Mercury. Mountains in the background. Giant white cloud of smoke rises from behind the mountains due to detonation of nuclear weapon during Operation Tumbler-Snapper. This was shot "Dog," a 19 kiloton TX-7 device airdrop in Area 7. A mushroom cloud forms. Soldiers watch the smoke rising after the testing of the nuclear bomb device known as Dog.
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