Colorized Photo of Nuclear Bomb Test at Bikini Atoll

Following the end of World War II, Bikini Atoll came under the control of the United States until the independence of the Marshall Islands in 1986. The idea of bombing Bikini was to test nuclear weapons against naval warships.

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One response to “Colorized Photo of Nuclear Bomb Test at Bikini Atoll

  1. That picture was taken by my dad, Frank Banman, while he was a Navy Photographer. Of course, then it was black n white.

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