Operation Crossroads, which had its first big event–the dropping of a nuclear bomb–on July 1, , was just the beginning of the nuclear.
On 1 July , the United States conducted the first nuclear test after World War II. The explosion took place at the Bikini Atoll lagoon, situated in the Marshall.
Bikini islanders still deal with fallout of US nuclear tests, 70 years later. June 29 .. Slow motion film of atomic bomb airdropped on Bikini Atoll.
Sixty years after the nuclear tests, the groundwater is contaminated and.. of 23 nuclear explosions in its land, air and water, Bikini Atoll again.
The Marshall Islands are marking 60 years since the devastating US hydrogen bomb test at Bikini Atoll, with exiled islanders saying they are.
During the Cold War, the U.S. conducted the Castle Bravo and Operation Crossroads nuclear tests on Bikini Atoll — displacing natives and.
ATOMIC-BOMB TESTING BY the United States more than half a century ago.. The bomb Bravo vaporized 2 islands of Bikini Atoll and part of Nam, the island at .
In , the US government sent the natives of Bikini Atoll into exile while it set about destroying their island with 23 nuclear tests.