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Operation Crossroads - Able And Baker Day Tests (1946)

Operation Crossroads - Able And Baker Day Tests (1946)

This government film documents the ABLE and BAKER shots during Operation Crossroads at Bikini Island in the Pacific. This film contains footage from many of the ground and aerial cameras set up to record the blasts, beginning with B-29 aircraft "Dave's Dream" dropping an atomic bomb on Bikini Atoll. Video courtesy of Nuclear Vault.