Operation Crossroads – Atom Bomb Tests – HD (1946)

These are the? Alpha and Baker atom bomb tests of Operation Crossroads in 1946. They were each 23 kilotons. There was a supposed to be a Charlie test, but the Navy couldn’t decontaminate the wrecked target ships enough to move them after test Baker. This nuclear test is brought to you by Lucky Strike and the United Stated Department of Defense. These cameras are at 22 miles. The target ships are at 2 miles.