Operation Ivy

On November 1, 1952 the U.S. conducted its first test of a hydrogen bomb at Eniwetok, an atoll in the Pacific Ocean. The 10.4 megaton… read more

On November 1, 1952 the U.S. conducted its first test of a hydrogen bomb at Eniwetok, an atoll in the Pacific Ocean. The 10.4 megaton explosion generated a three-mile-wide fireball. It also left a mile-wide crater with a depth of 175 feet. This is a 1952 film produced by the Defense Department and the Atomic Energy Commission titled, “Operation Ivy.” close

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Operation Ivy

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Program ID:
308920-1
Category:
Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 4, 2012

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  • Nov 04, 2012 | 12:12pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 04, 2012 | 4:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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