Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
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Nagasaki Four Years After Atom Bombing
Government Releases Atom Bomb Photos
1. Picture taken one month after atom bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, killing 24,000 and wounding 40,000. 2, Same view today. 3. The city's medical center one year after bombing. 4. Same view today.
Hitherto kept secret, official photos of the atom bomb test at Eniwetok in the spring of 1948 show, left, Navy vessel lit up by blast several miles away. Right: 1. Beginning detonation. 2. Fireball forms ring of condensation. 3. The glare of the heart of the blast is reflected on the water. 4. The formidable mushroom shape begins to appear.
How An Atom-Smashing Cyclotron Is Born
Dedicate Peace Shrine Where Atom Bomb Struck
Troops Prepare For Nevada Bomb Test
Nevada A-Bomb Lights Up Los Angeles
Left: Residents of Hiroshima, Japan, unveil new peace auditorium on the place over which the atom bomb exploded two years ago. Wrecked Commerce Bldg., beside it, will be left standing as a reminder. Right: City official plants one of several "peace trees" in area where hundreds died.
Photos taken at Bethlehem Steel Company's plant show 1. A 217 1/2-ton ingot which will be part of 4, 140,000-pound magnet in Chicago University's new #1,700,000 cyclotron. 2. Ingot is "squared" in 7,500-ton press. 3. Kneading into rectangular shape. 4. 16 of these beams will be used in the giant atom-smashing device.
1. In the area of Camp Desert Rock, where~everal atomic test shots are planned for Spring, some 5,000 officers and men train to occupy trenches 4,000 yards from blast. 2. An expendable 120mm anti-aircraft gun will be exposed in the blast area. 3. Maj. Gen. Wm. F. Dean, commanding 6th Army, tries out his combat
1. View of second nuclear device as it exploded when dropped from a 300-foot tower at the Atomic Energy Commission's testing ground at Yucca Flat. 2. Another view seconds later. 3. Downtown Los Angeles, 250 miles away was lit up by the bomb flash like this. 4. View of Las Vegas, 85 miles from Yucca Flat.
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Atomic Energy Scientists Take No Chances
Left: Dr. Earl Hyde safely operates the remote control mechanisms, used in atomic energy experiments, from behind a concrete wall, with the aid of a periscope, at the Oak Ridge, Tenn. research laboratories. Right: This complicated chemical business is what Dr. Hyde is looking at.
Mechanical Hands For Radioactive Work
Mechanical hands which can perform delicate chemical experiments in dangerous radioactive area, while the operator is safe in the next room, have been developed by John Payne of GE's Atomic Power Division. 1. Drilling with brace and bit. 2. Pouring glass of milk. 3. Operator mixes chemicals by remote control.
A year after the atomic bomb test in Bikini lagoon, the battered naval craft are still are still "radio-active". 1. Workers cannot stay on ships over 8 hours. 2. Buckled deck of plane carrier, towed to San Francis for tests. 3. and 4. Paint burned off ships is still "deadly". 5. Workers, after scrubbing up, are carefully examined to make sure they carry no radio-active dirt on themselves. 6. Another wreck under test.