Explosion and smoke cloud of the first Atomic Bomb detonation, Trinity, rising at Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Alamogordo New Mexico USA Date:1945, July 16 Duration:1 min 3 sec Sound:Yes
Explosion of the first ever Atomic Bomb at Alamogordo, New Mexico. Brilliant flash at detonation of the Atomic bomb. Huge smoke cloud rises. Smoke all around. Narrator indicates that men 5 miles away were knocked down, that a pressure wave was felt and the sound and quake was noted in an area 300 square miles in size. He indicates that the testing platform was vaporized. He comments on the awesome power of the weapon, its ability to shorten the war, and the important responsibility that rests with those who know the secrets of the weapon.
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