America's Atomic Bomb Tests: Operation Hardtack

Overview

Sixty-two nuclear weapons were fired over the course of Operation Hardtack, an extensive series of tests performed on the Pacific Proving Grounds and the Nevada Test Site. The tests were extensively filmed, and this video captures the Hardtack tests in all their spectacular and terrible glory.
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Overview

Sixty-two nuclear weapons were fired over the course of Operation Hardtack, an extensive series of tests performed on the Pacific Proving Grounds and the Nevada Test Site. The tests were extensively filmed, and this video captures the Hardtack tests in all their spectacular and terrible glory.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/24/1999
  • UPC: 014381582925
  • Original Release: 1997
  • Rating:

  • Source: Image Entertainment
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Black & White / Mono
  • Sound: monaural
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD

Scene Index

Part One
1. Part One: Basic Effects - Structures and Material.
2. Basic Effects: Radiation.
3. Basic Effects: Electromagnetic.
4. Structures and Materiel: Aircraft.
5. Structures and Materiel: Underground Structure.
6. Structures and Materiel: Electronic Fuzes.
7. Structures and Materiel: Skin Simultants & Uniforms.
8. Structures adn Materiel: Metal Ablation.
9. Summary.
Part Two
1. Part Two: High-Altitude Test.
2. Yucca, Teak and Orange.
3. Thermal Effects.
4. Chorioretinal Burns.
5. Blast Measurements.
6. Nuclear Studies.
7. Materials' Vulnerability.
8. Electromagnetic Effects.
9. Summary.
Part Three
1. Part Three: Underwater Tests.
2. Radiation.
3. Underwater Basic Effects.
4. Hull & Machinery Studies.
5. Surface Phenomena.
6. Air Overpressures.
7. Radiation; Basic Phenomena; Shipboard Vulnerability.
8. Summary.
Part Four
1. Part Four: Sub-Kiloton Effects.
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Menu

1. Part One.
2. Part Two.
3. Part Three.
4. Part Four.
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