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    Wow! Very impressive.

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    Photographers and camera equipment lined up in preparation for a nuclear test at Bikini Atoll, 1946.
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    redundancy is the air force's way. and it usually works. I wonder if they remembered to take the pics....

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    I suspect that they just heard "Bikini", and grabbed all the cameras they had . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by McDesign View Post
    I suspect that they just heard "Bikini", and grabbed all the cameras they had . . .

    Forrest in Atlanta
    Lol, but the test predates the swimwear...by only a few months. Word 'Bikini' was used as marketing hook to current events.
    Think about it, no different than everything now seems connected to COVID.
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    ...we'll learn more by wandering than searching...

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    what a boost crona got from this!!!

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    Workers at a Rolls Royce factory lowering the crankshaft assembly into the crank case of a Merlin aircraft engine, England, 1942.
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    Strange the front connecting rods look shorter than the middle ones.

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    The crank journals are at different throws...

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    Can you explain how/why? Thanks very much...and yes, I'm jealous of your spot at the lake...we camped at Incline Beach from 1954 onwards...cheers

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