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KN-11352 Operation "Sailor Hat", 1965

Photo #: KN-11352  Operation "Sailor Hat", 1965
Title: Operation "Sailor Hat", 1965
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Description: Photo #: KN-11352 Operation Sailor Hat, 1965 Detonation of the 500-ton TNT explosive charge for Shot Bravo, first of a series of three test explosions on the southwestern tip of Kahoolawe Island, Hawaii, 6 February 1965. Weapons effects test ship Atlanta (IX-304) is moored in the left center. Note the shock wave spreading over the water just beyond the ship, and the shock condensation cloud lifting overhead. Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
Catalog #: KN-11352
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