Marshall Islands - Bikini Atoll is an atoll in the Pacific Ocean which occurred in July an experimental atomic explosion. Also known as Pikini Atoll is an uninhabited atoll located 6 km ² in Micronesia in the Pacific Ocean
In the wake of World War II, in a move closely related to the beginnings of the Cold War, the United States of America decided to resume nuclear testing in the Pacific Ocean, on Bikini Atoll in the Marshall archipelago.
A Titan II ICBM launches from Vandenberg AFB, California, carrying a 9 megaton W53 warhead. August 7, 1975. [1300 x 1625]