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Operation Blowdown (1963)

This is the official film of Operation Blowdown, the classified project that aimed to replicate the effects of a nuclear explosion on a tropical rainforest environment.

Length: 18 minutes 6 seconds

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)
Original classification rating: not rated

Production company:


National Archives of Australia

NAA title number: D4994, 1337972

Education Resources:

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