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Atomic Bomb Test

Fritz Goro1945-09

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Aerial view of the first atomic bomb's dark scar below mountain called Sierra Oscura in desert encircled by high wire fence as "jumbo" big instrument sits partly wrecked by the blast in the foreground.

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  • Title: Atomic Bomb Test
  • Date: 1945-09
  • Location: Alamogordo, NM, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Atomic Energy, Mountains, Aerial, Special Collections, Photography, Bomb Tests, Us, American, New Mexico, Sierra Oscura, Icp Donation, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Fritz Goro
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5504650
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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