Operation Castle - Romeo Event The Romeo Event was part of Operation Castle. Romeo was detonated from a barge near Bikini atoll on March Photo courtesy of National Nuclear Security Administration / Nevada Site Office
Hibakusha: That's what survivors of the nuclear bomb are called. The photo is "blind girl' taken in Hiroshima in 1963 by Christer Strömholm. Eyes that have seen a nuclear blast, brighter than a thousand suns. This girl had a hard life.
Filming the atomic blast of Wasp Prime Test, Nevada. February Wasp Prime test was part of Operation Teapot, a series of 14 nuclear tests conducted at the Nevada Test site during The Wasp Prime bomb had a yield of
the infamous mushroom cloud, the effect of an atomic explosion over land… This was the first time the atom bomb was used in warfare. The bomb over Hiroshima more or less put an end to the Second World War.
After 800 nuclear tests from 1951 and this is the view over the Nevada Test Site (formerly known as the Nevada Proving Grounds). All the craters seen in the photograph are from below ground tests and are collapse features from subsidence into.