Aerial view of the aftermath of Operation Trinity, 17 Jul 1945; note the smaller crater on bottom right, which was the crater left by the 7 May 1945 test with 108 tons of TNT

Caption   Aerial view of the aftermath of Operation Trinity, 17 Jul 1945; note the smaller crater on bottom right, which was the crater left by the 7 May 1945 test with 108 tons of TNT ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Department of Energy
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Operation Trinity and Manhattan Project   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 17 Jul 1945
Photos at Same Place Alamogordo, New Mexico, United States
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 3 Aug 2007
Licensing  Public Domain



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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Ariel Arcebido says:
18 Jul 2010 01:44:54 PM

if that's what a small nuclear explosion can do. Imagine what explosive power modern nuclear warheads can do today. Whoa!

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