It Flies Through The Air With The Greatest of Heat
- 1946-07-01 in Bikini
Gelatin silver print entitled 'Atomic Fireball As Seen From the Air', taken by an unknown photographer for Joint Army-Navy Task Force One, 1 July 1946. 'The atom bomb burst, in its test of the fleet. Looking for all the workd like a giant cauliflower head suspeneded to an over-stretching neck, Bikini's billowing cloud of smaoke and flame was caught in its various stages of formation by a Navy patrol bomber flying just beyond reach of the deadly explosion. These pictures were taken within several minutes of the detonation and represent the first series of aerial views to be flown to the United States for publication.'
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- The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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