Nuclear bomb testing
Original photo of the atomic tests in the 50s
Photo taken from the air
I recently came across this original photo, taken during the atomic testing of the 1950s, to give an idea of what those involved with Operation Grapple Zulu had to deal with, and the environment they had to work in.
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