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VIDEO: The First Underwater Nuclear Test in U.S. History

Nuclear explosion cloud.

PortandTerminal.com, August 18, 2020 WASHINGTON – In 1946 the United States Navy conducted its first underwater nuclear test, dubbing it “The Baker Test.” It took place just 11 months after nuclear bombs had been dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ending the Second World War in the Pacific. The Baker Test’s goal was to see how a Naval fleet and humans …

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