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Troops Watching Atomic Bomb Explosion

11th Airborne division troops watch an atomic explosion at close range at the AEC's testing grounds in the Las Vegas desert. The troops participate in the "Buster Dog" exercise on November 1, 1951, during Operation Buster-Jangle. This is the first time troops have been employed in maneuvers where an atomic weapon was used.
Troops Watching Atomic Bomb Explosion
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Credit:
Bettmann / Contributor
Editorial #:
514866568
Collection:
Bettmann
Date created:
November 01, 1951
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Release info:
Not released. More information
Source:
Bettmann
Object name:
U982992ACME
Max file size:
8018 x 6235 px (26.73 x 20.78 in) - 300 dpi - 12 MB