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Atom bomb, Bikini Atoll

Title from item or accompanying material. Caption: SC 259357 FIRST ATOMIC BOMB TEST AT BIKINI LAGOON - ABLE DAY, 1 JULY 1946. To observers the atomic mushroom of the Able Day explosion over Bikini lagoon looked like a giant peach ice cream cone. The photograph taken from a Crossroads photo plane, shows the radio active cloud still boiling up to... Bikini Atoll
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