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.
(click to enlarge) The memorial pyramid at ground zero.
(click to enlarge) A replica of the bomb casing for "Fat Man", the atomic bomb detonated over Nagasaki.
(click to enlarge) An exhausted spectator.