Jul 01, 2014 · Operation Crossroads was a series of nuclear weapons tests conducted by the United States at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands in 1946. The purpose of the operation, which included two shots, ABLE and BAKER, was to investigate the effect of nuclear weapons on naval warships. They were the first tests to be publicly announced beforehand and observed by an invited audience, which . Detonated ninety feet underwater on the morning of July 25, Baker produced a spectacular display as it wreaked havoc on a seventy four vessel fleet of empty ships and spewed thousands of tons of water into the air. As with Able, the test yielded explosions equivalent to 21,000 tons of TNT. Baker, as one historian notes.
Jul 22, 2016 · Washington, D.C., July 22, 2016 - U.S. atomic tests in Bikini Atoll in July 1946 staged by a joint Army-Navy task force were the first atomic explosions since the bombings of Japan a year earlier. Documents posted today by the National Security Archive about “Operation Crossroads” shed light on these events as do galleries of declassified videos and photographs. Bikini Island, some three miles from surface zero could not be safely landed on until a week had passed. Click here to see a movie of the Baker shot (404 K). Pictures are in chronological order.
XVideos.com - the best free porn videos on internet, 100% free. Where Are They Now? The Final Resting Places of the Vessels used in Operation Crossroads. CARRIERS. Independence (CVL-22): Towed to Pearl Harbor and then to Hunters Point (San Francisco) in October 1946.Sunk as target in special tests of new aerial and undersea weapons off San Francisco on January 27, 1951, in 1,000 fathoms.