Operation Crossroads, 'Baker' Event, Bikini Atoll
July 24, 1946
vintage ferrotyped gelatin silver print
18 x 23 cm (20,7 x 25,5 cm)
With Joint Army Navy Task Force One Photo credit stamp and annotated in ink and pencil on the verso.
A massive column of water rises from the sea as the bomb is detonated in the Pacific in the first underwater test of the device.