13167_8916_h_bomb.mov

13167_8916_h_bomb

A 1957 newsreel reporting hydrogen bomb tests. Japanese’s protest against the first British H-bomb test carried out over the Christmas Island. British H-bomb tests held in May. Russia tests an intercontinental ballistic missile; meanwhile, the US’s missiles, Atlas, Jupiter, Redstone, Titan, Proton. An animation illustrating the Soviet Union’s success in launching Sputnik 1. The report on the International Geophysical year (IGY).

1950s
Subjects: 
B&W
Not Explicit