Watching Nuclear Bombs In The Desert

The New York Times has a jaw-dropping slideshow of photographer George Yoshitake’s images of 1950s nuclear blasts conducted in the Nevada desert and South Pacific. Yoshitake was lucky, or perhaps cursed, to be one of the “atomic cameramen” charged with documenting the detonation of atom bombs — many of the photographers died from exposure to these experiments.

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  • gemmarama

    horrifically beautiful images – thank you jacob.

  • gemmarama

    horrifically beautiful images – thank you jacob.

  • oman28

    Truly awsome pics.

  • Anonymous

    Truly awsome pics.

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