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U.S Plans Tests Of Atom Bomb On Pacific Atoll (1946)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 39116, LI 208-UN-209 - U.S. PLANS TESTS OF ATOM BOMB ON PACIFIC ATOLL, ETC - DVD Copied by J. Williams. Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1: Camera towers are built on Bikini Island and ships are prepared for anchoring in the lagoon; radio-controlled planes take off from the "Shangri-la". Part 2: DDT is used in San Antonio to combat infantile paralysis. Part 3: Truman and Secretary Byrnes greet wounded veterans at a White Houses lawn party. Part 4: Shows a North Carolina mother and newly born quadruplets. Part 5: Joe Louis and Billy Conn train for their boxing match. Part 6: Shows a sheep shearing contest in Colorado. Part 7: Eisenhower is greeted in Nanking by Chiang Kai-shek and General Marshall and in Tokyo by General MacArthur and General Eichelberger. He visits troops in Kobe and reviews a parade in Tokyo.
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