Автор: W. H. P. Blandy Название: Operation Crossroads: The Official Pictorial Record Издательство: Wm. H. Wise & Co. Год: 1946 Формат: PDF Страниц: 234 Язык: English Размер: 20.8 MB
Operation Crossroads was a pair of nuclear weapon tests conducted by the United States at Bikini Atoll in mid-1946. They were the first nuclear weapon tests since Trinity in July 1945, and the first detonations of nuclear devices since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. The purpose of the tests was to investigate the effect of nuclear weapons on warships.