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Plus 2 Seconds

Atom bomb after two seconds
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Illustration Board; by Grant Powers; 1946; Unframed Dimensions 14H X 23W
Accession #: 88-181-I
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The fireball surrounded by bomb debris and water vapor begins to rise into the sky. At the same time, the blast wave moves out from the bottom at 180 mph. The orange warship on the left is USS Nevada (BB-36).

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • Cold War
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