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Title As It Happened: World's Biggest Bomb / Director: Webb, Andy
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (52 min. 49 sec.) ; 315951839 bytes
Summary It was the ultimate display of mankind's destructive power - an earth-shattering explosion 2,500 times more powerful than the bomb that annihilated Hiroshima. Using a combination of first-hand testimony and rare footage of the 1954 US Bikini Atoll explosion, the program reveals how Cold War rivalry inspired an unprecedented acceleration in ammunitions technology, as US and Soviet bomb makers competed with each other to build the ultimate weapon. In October 1961, the Soviets tested the Tsar Bomb, the most powerful nuclear weapon ever detonated. (From the UK) (Documentary) PG CC
Event Broadcast 2012-06-01 at 21:35:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Atomic bomb -- Blast effect.
Atomic bomb -- Design and construction.
Atomic bomb -- Testing.
Detonation waves.
Hydrogen bomb -- Design and construction.
United States.
Micronesia -- Bikini Atoll.
Form Streaming video
Author Webb, Andy, director
Webb, Andy, cast
Agnew, Harold, contributor
Altshuler, Boris, contributor
Halderman, John R, contributor
Juda, Tomaki, contributor
Kalinowski, Martin, contributor
Kelen, Alson, contributor
Kojevnikov, Alexei, contributor
Oishi, Matashichi, contributor
Rhodes, Richard, contributor