July 16, 1945 – First Atomic Bomb Detonation

This 1968 document is the explanation of the first atomic detonation at the Trinity Site, White Sands, NM. It gives details of the detonation.

LOC: HAER NM,27-ALMOG.V,1A- (sheet 4 of 11)

Document Type: Drawing
Historical Event: New Mexico Role in WW II (1941-45)
Sub Event: Manhattan Project
Origin: Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress
Author: Not Cited
Permission: Public Domain
Contributor: Tammie Torres
Albuquerque Historical Society

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