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Summary Blue cover with gold print- Operation Crossroads, The Official Pictorial Record. The Office of the Historian Joint Task Force One, 1946, W.H. Wise & Co., Inc. Written inside the cover- Alfred L. Schneck, GM3c, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. Has text and photographs about all areas of the tests, 224 pgs, 7 x 10".

Operation Crossroads was a series of nuclear weapon tests conducted at Bikini Atoll in the summer of 1946. Able was an air detonation of an atomic device; Baker was underwater. The purpose of the tests was to determine the effect of the atomic bomb against various types of Naval vessels.



Object Name Book
Author W.H. Wise & Co., Inc.
Title Operation Crossroads The Official Pictorial Record
Published Date 1946
Physical Description Blue cover with gold print
Catalog Number 10.12.2
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact