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Reel 2 [Eniwetok nuclear test photography]

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: film: 16mm
Maker: Measurements: 450'

Leader says "Reel 2" Poor quality. Observation tower at sea moving towards shore. Comm. control building, men adjusting controls, "DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING" sign. Indoor view of blast, large glare from blast in the window, view of blast on the horizon. B&W. Mushroom cloud. Men leave observation tower. Sky after blast. Men develop and print film, examine blast photos. "Welcome Home Tom" banner, Tom comes home, greeted and receives gifts. Headquarters Task Group 72, Eniwetok Post exchange. Marines helicopter, men put on gear and get in, aerial view of beach. Looking at storeroom of photographic equipment. Air Force helicopter lands beach, aerial view of water. Men have metal detector test (EH)


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