Trinity Site - The First Atomic Bomb Explosion

The first atomic bomb was tested at this isolated site in New Mexico, now part of the White Sands Missile Range. The site is open only two days a year: the first Saturdays of April and October. We were there today, along with thousands of others.

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(click to enlarge) The memorial pyramid at ground zero.

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(click to enlarge) A replica of the bomb casing for "Fat Man", the atomic bomb detonated over Nagasaki.

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(click to enlarge) An exhausted spectator.

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