1 Jun 1946

Marshall Islands
  • USS Parche arrived at Bikini Lagoon, Marshall Islands as one of the target ships for the Operation Crossroads atomic bomb tests. ww2dbase [Parche | Bikini Atoll | DS]
25 Jul 1946

Photo(s) dated 25 Jul 1946
Saratoga sinking after atomic bomb blast, Bikini Atoll, Marshall islands, 25 Jul 1946, photo 1 of 2Saratoga sinking after atomic bomb blast, Bikini Atoll, Marshall islands, 25 Jul 1946, photo 2 of 2Operation Crossroads Test Baker, an underwater plutonium bomb test, at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, 25 Jul 1946. Note cruiser USS Salt Lake City and Japanese battleship Nagato among the test fleet.

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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