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Universal Newsreel – “Japanese Films of Atomic Bomb blast at Hiroshima (1946)”

This film is part of the Universal Newsreel collection and contains the following footage:

“(1) Japanese Film collection of the aftermath of the atomic bomb blast at Hiroshima released one year later

(2) Underwater atom blast rocks Bikini (line down the middle of film frames) Admiral Blandy commander of the task force, the 2nd test of Operation Crossroads, cameras point to the site of underwater explosion Test Baker, a mushroom cloud explosion, carrier Saratoga finally sinks, another view of the blast from an overhead airplane.

(soundtrack cuts out at very end)”

This film is part of the Universal Newsreel Collection.

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