The World’s Biggest Bomb

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See archival images, stills from reenactments, and images of individuals featured in The World’s Biggest Bomb.

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Mushroom cloud and water column from the ‘Baker’ test in the Crossroads Series, 1946
Mushroom cloud from the ‘Romeo’ test in the Castle Series, 1954
Mushroom cloud from the ‘Bravo’ test in the Castle Series, 1954
Dr Alexei Kojevnikov, a Russian historian specialist on the Soviet nuclear weapons program.Credit: Andy Webb © Blink Films 2011
Dr Harold Agnew in 1945. He is holding the core component of the bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. This small box killed upwards of 70,000 people. Courtesy of Dr Harold Agnew
Dr Harold Agnew, former director of Los Alamos Laboratory and a key figure in the US nuclear weapons program for many years. Credit: Andy Webb © Blink Films 2011
One of the American built bunkers on Bikini, to protect monitors from the bomb blast. Credit: Andy Webb © Blink Films 2011
Bikini Atoll. The large circular area of dark blue water is the crater left by the Castle Bravo bomb of March 1 1954. Credit: Andy Webb © Blink Films 2011
Aerial shot Bikini AtollCredit: Andy Webb © Blink Films 2011
The Mayor of Bikini, Alson KelenThe atoll is now deserted and this was his first visit in two years. Credit: Andy Webb © Blink Films 2011