Celebrating "Operation Crossroads" at Bikini Atoll
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This photograph features United States Navy Admiral William Henry Purnell Blandy, Admiral Blandy's wife, and Rear Admiral George M. Lowry celebrating "Operation Crossroads", a series of tests for the atomic bomb that took place at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean during 1946. On the back of the photo is written: 3264. Associated Press Photo from Washington. Caution: Use Credit. "Admiral Cuts 'Atomic' Cake. Vice. Adm. W. H. P. Blandy (left), commander of the Bikini Atom Bomb Tests, cuts an angel food cake in the mushroom shape of an atomic explosion at a reception at the Officer's Club of the Army War College, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5. With him are Mrs. Blandy and Rear Adm. F. J. Lowry. The Rev. A. Powell Davies, Washington pastor, called the pictured "utterly loathsome" in his sermon for Nov. 10. (See Photo No. 3262, showing Davies with photo) Associated Press Photo. WXABC RM WX POST IN (WX STAR OUT) (PA OUT)
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- Celebrating "Operation Crossroads" at Bikini Atoll. 1946-11-05. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll18/id/11. (Accessed January 17, 2019.)
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- (1946-11-05) Celebrating "Operation Crossroads" at Bikini Atoll. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll18/id/11
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll18/id/11>.