Welcome, Guest!Login
0 Items
Camera & Video    Computers    Crafts    Dolls & Bears    Electronics    Jewelry    Office & Industrial    Pet Supplies    Software    Tools    Toys & Hobbies    

United States Nuclear Program Testing Review Atomic Bomb Testing Safety DVD A489
In Stock Condition:  New
No Product Reviews yet

Login to enter your own
review of this item.

Ships to:   USA 50 States
Get it by:   Tue, Jul 12th
I'm Offline. Message Me!
The Historical Archive is dedicated to creating a large, robust library of DVD and CD based products covering a wide range of significant and interesting historical events and cultural moments through film, photos, audios, maps and other documents. This growing collection of unique, special interest DVDs and CDs covers the full range of significant events that have shaped our culture, entertainment values and history.

Due to the unique nature and low volume sales of many of our titles, we utilize publish on demand technologies [DVD-R/CD-R] to guarantee delivery of a high quality product at the time of order - ensuring that all orders are fulfilled in a timely manner.
Location: USA
This circle is our "Triple Rep Display". Each 1/3 section represents a separate performance metric, with solid green indicating a perfect score. Red sub-sections indicate possible performance issues, while gray indicates no data for that performance area.

Center total is the Seller's overall score, averaged from each active component:

The Historical Archive
Atomic Mall Feedback:
Imported Feedback:
Order Fulfillment Rate:
Trophies Earned
Items:  1,160
Ground: $1.50
Ships To:  USA 50 States
The Historical Archive Sample Page

United States Nuclear Program Testing Review on DVD Reviewing Operations Able, Baker, Dominic, Epilog,
Hardtack, Orange and Troop Involvement Be sure to check out all our Atomic & Nuclear Weapons Tests
DVDs in our Store
(Links open in a new window)

Nuclear Film Declassification Project / Nuclear Testing Review - 25 minutes - Color

Coming out of World War II, the U.S. and its allies realized they were in a Cold War with the Soviet Union. The first atomic bomb had been tested successfully at the Trinity Site in southeastern New Mexico in July 1945 and the second and third bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, in August 1945, bringing about a speedy end to World War II. U.S. officials knew that the Soviet Union was on a fast track to develop the "bomb" and that they must develop more sophisticated nuclear weapons to stay ahead of the Soviet Union in the Cold War.

With the backing of the Executive Branch and Congress, the Army's Manhattan Engineer District (MED), which designed, developed and tested the first atomic bomb, embarked on a nuclear testing program in 1946 at the newly established Pacific Proving Ground in the Marshall Islands area. The MED was dissolved in 1947 and its duties and functions were given to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The DoD joined the AEC in Joint Task Forces which continued the atmospheric testing program. This program allowed rapid gains in knowledge about weapons development, military effects, fallout and radiation effects, biomedical science, nuclear science, and delivery systems.

AL, a field office of the AEC, opened the Nevada Proving Ground northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1951 to reduce the cost of nuclear testing. The cost of transporting supplies, scientific gear, and materials for housing and testing, and for keeping a work force in the Pacific was monumental. The name of the Nevada Proving Ground was changed in 1957 to the Nevada Test Site.

In hindsight, the AEC and the DoD made many mistakes in the testing program, such as underestimating the effects of fallout and deploying troops in areas of excessive radiation. Despite the errors in the early testing efforts, the U.S. surged ahead of all other nations in nuclear weapons capabilities, and gained the expertise which now sets the standard for what is "safe."

Although the Soviet Union mounted a massive attempt to gain a distinct advantage in nuclear military power, the U.S. maintained a deterrent to nuclear aggression. The U.S. now has a smaller but more sophisticated nuclear weapons stockpile, which the DOE manages jointly with the DoD. Through treaties, nuclear testing has been discontinued.

Here are some sample clips from the DVD

Please visit Our About Me Page to Learn More about Us!

This product is a DVD. It is region free so it can play on DVD players anywhere in the world.

All our DVDs are professionally produced and packaged in DVD cases. This allows you to easily store them with your DVD collection. Our DVDs are designed to play on all home DVD players and all computer DVD players. They are region free, NTSC productions. Please be aware that in many instances, the master films of these old films are not of the same quality as a modern mega-million dollar production and from time to time, you may notice small quality imperfections that you would not see in a modern production.

View Our Other Products:

To view a listing of all our hundreds of products currently available, click the link below:
View All Products<--
(Note: This will open a new browser window. )

Shipping and Handling: We offer a variety of shipping options via USPS. All options/shipping fees for your country are detailed in the listing shipping tab or when you check out. We ship in the United States and many international locations.

A special note to our international customers: We only charge shipping costs on our items (and shipping fees from the US are regrettably really that expensive.) We do not collect customs or any other country specific duties. Any such fees owed are your responsibility when the item arrives at your location.

Shipping is generally completed within one business day of purchase. Payment options:

Our payment processor is PayPal

Guarantee :

All items are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee. Only the purchase price is refunded. Shipping is not refunded. Item must be sent back at buyer's expense and buyer must include the auction ID and method of payment with the item to receive a refund.


Feedback: We give positive feedback to all our paying customers at the time your product is shipped.

To purchase your DVD for immediate delivery,
just click on the Buy It Now button at the bottom of the page.

Product and Product Advertisement Copyright THA New Media LLC - All Rights Reserved

UPC Code:  192839463573
Listing ID:  3029385
Page Views:  81

More Items
from The Historical Archive

This site uses cookies to enhance the user experience. By continuing, you agree to their use.    More Info