History of Nuclear Weapons

Watch History of Nuclear Weapons

  • 1969
  • 1 Season

Yet until the very end of World War II, no one had any idea how powerful the ultimate weapon would become. Now, for the first time ever, you can see some of the original footage of atomic blasts from the 1940s and 1950s. If you are a student of the military, history or politics, you need to see this series. From The Bikini Atoll To The Nevada Testing Site - See The Most Awesome Early Nuclear Tests

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Stay Safe, Stay Strong: The Facts About Nuclear Weapons
6. Stay Safe, Stay Strong: The Facts About Nuclear Weapons
 
Instructional film on nuclear weapons for U.S. Air Force personnel. This part-animated film includes an explanation of nuclear physics; footage of atmospheric and underground testing; and a bomber making a crash landing.
Management of Mass Casualties, Part X: Management of Psychological Casualties
5. Management of Mass Casualties, Part X: Management of Psychological Casualties
 
One in a series of military training films that can only be described as post-apocalyptic. Producer: U.S. Army. Sponsor: U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force.
Operation Cue
4. Operation Cue
 
Eerie nuclear tests on houses and dummies at the Nevada Test Site. Producer and Sponsor: U.S. Federal Civil Defense Administration. Year: 1955. Length: 00:15:10. Audio: Mono. Color.
Special Delivery
3. Special Delivery
 
Produced by the United States Army Air Forces about Operation Crossroads, when Bikini atoll was, in 1946, evacuated to be the subject of two (three planned) atomic bomb tests on a large assembled fleet. shots of American bombers flying in formation and the narrator giving the audience a dictionary definition of a "special delivery" and the vital role that air power played in winning.
Operation Crossroads
2. Operation Crossroads
 
Documents Able Day and Baker Day blasts of the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Island in the Pacific. Contains footage from many of the ground and aerial cameras set up to record the blasts, beginning with B-29 aircraft "Dave's Dream" dropping an atomic bomb on Bikini Atoll.
Atom Bomb
1. Atom Bomb
 
Early atomic weapons testing. "Survival Town" Atom Test, operation "Teapot." Atomic Test, amazing films of H-Bombs. Actual footage of nuclear bomb testing, the scientists and military people involved in the South Pacific and the American Southwest.
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Yet until the very end of World War II, no one had any idea how powerful the ultimate weapon would become. Now, for the first time ever, you can see some of the original footage of atomic blasts from the 1940s and 1950s. If you are a student of the military, history or politics, you need to see this series. From The Bikini Atoll To The Nevada Testing Site - See The Most Awesome Early Nuclear Tests