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FLOS #1 "AEC Operation Redwing" [EG&G Participation in Off-Continent Nuclear Tests, 1956]

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: film: 16mm
Maker: Place made: Marshall Islands, Enewetak & Ujelang, Enewetak Atoll
Date made: 1956
Measurements: 450'

This silent color film features informal clips of EG&G participants and their families during "Operation Redwing" involving high-speed photography research on nuclear detonations conducted in 195 on Eniwetok (Marshall Islands). Activities shown include life around the military base, canoe-paddling and local wildlife. Men are shown preparing and adjusting high-speed camera arrays in preparation for the nuclear test pictures. Run time = 00:12:38. (CC)


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