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Los Alamos Trinity F33

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Los Alamos Trinity F33

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Image title: 
View of "jumbo" after explosion of "gadget"
Credit line: 
Los Alamos National Laboratory, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segre Visual Archives

View of "jumbo" (steel containment vessel) after explosion of "gadget" (laboratory euphemism for bomb)

Photo date: 
July 16, 1945
Original format: 
2 photographic prints (black and white; 6.5 x 4.5 inches and 4.5 x 3.5 inches)
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Trinity (Nuclear Test)