Accession Number : ADA995239

Title :   Operation CROSSROADS Official Report, Task Unit 1.52.

Corporate Author : TASK UNIT 1.52 APO SAN FRANCISCO 96555

Report Date : 1945

Pagination or Media Count : 152

Abstract : The report of the Army Air Forces' photographic coverage of the world's fourth and fifth atomic bombs tests at Bikini Atoll is better told by the Motion Picture TASK GROUP ONE POINT FIVE, or by perusal of the 6,000 still photographs on file. This report present facts and figures accumulated during seven months of preparation for two tests and two days operation, in the hope that it may acquaint the planner of future missions with some of the factors involved. This report contain brief narrative and technical reports, a Film catalogue, and many photographs taken during Crossroads Operation.

Descriptors :   *Nuclear explosion testing, Photographs, Bikini atoll, Catalogs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE