File:Upshot-Knothole Encore (1953).jpg

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English: ENCORE Event - Camp Desert Rock, Nevada May 8, 1953, Army communication teams are shown above talking with Battalion Combat Teams who participated in today's atomic blast on the Nevada Proving Grounds. Described as the most spectacular shot of the current series, the blast was dropped by Air Force bombers and over 2,000 Army troops participated by attacking through the area directly under the blast zone.The participation of troops is designed to permit military personnel to witness first hand the effects and blast from an atomic detonation in order that they can learn proper precautionary measures.
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This image is available from the National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office Photo Library under number UK-53-105.

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