Instructor at Camp Desert Rock, in Nevada, briefs U.S soldiers about atomic explosions
Nevada United States USA Date:1955 Duration:3 min 56 sec Sound:Yes
A U.S. Army Captain, instructor at Camp Desert Rock, in Nevada, briefs U.S soldiers about atomic maneuvers. He notes that the first indication of an atomic explosion is the brilliant light created. After that, a fireball will be visible. Animated images accompany his descriptions of changes in the fireball and formation of the characteristic mushroom cloud. Troops being briefed are seated in a large outdoor area at the camp. Using chalk and blackboard, the Captain explains that danger comes from blast, heat, and radiation. Animated images illustrate the effects of atomic blast, as the Captain narrates.
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