A documentary account of the preparation for, and execution of Operation Ivy, the eighth series of American nuclear tests including Ivy shot "Mike", the first successful full scale test of a multi-megaton, thermonuclear weapon (hydrogen bomb) and "King" a second test with an air drop bomb. The tests took place on Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands.
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[on board USS Estes
Now, as you can imagine, feeling is running pretty high about now. And there's reason for it. If everything goes according to plan, we'll soon see the largest explosion ever set off on the face of the Earth. That is, the largest that we know of.