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cloud from a fire maybe? Look close it goes all the way to the ground.


Operation Redwing Apache shot 1.9MT Thermonuclear test Enewetak Atoll July 8 1956 DOE [3200 x 2528]

Enewetak Atoll - Runit nuclear shield dome.

from Atlas Obscura

7 Nuclear Test Sites You Can Visit Today



Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands. March 1979

from The Atlantic

70 Years Since Trinity: The Day the Nuclear Age Began

On November 16, 1952, a B-36H bomber dropped a nuclear bomb over a point north of Runit Island in the Enewetak atoll, resulting in a 500-kiloton explosion, as part of a test code-named Ivy.

from Humandinshadow

The radioactive dome on Enewetak Atoll. A MUST READ!

The radioactive dome on Enewetak Atoll. A MUST READ! |

Runit Dome on Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands

U.S. Marines rest aboard a ship in the Marshall Islands following their victory at the Battle of Eniwetok, where they took Enewetak Atoll from the Imperial Japanese in under a week. Near Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands. February 1944.


TODAY IN HISTORY: The 1.9-megaton nuclear test Apache went off at Enewetak Atoll in the Pacific, July 8, 1956, part of Operation Redwing. (via)