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Title:
OPERATION IVY, REPORT TO THE SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR: DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY (DELETED)
Author(s):
GAYLORD, J L [LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN LABORATORY]
Subject Terms:
IVY OPERATION; MIKE EVENT; KING EVENT; PHOTOGRAPHS; EQUIPMENT; PROCEDURES
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1953 Feb 01
Declassification Status:
Sanitized
Document Pages:
0067
Accession Number:
NV0051050
Document Number(s):
WT612EX
Originating Research Org.:
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN LABORATORY
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
THE OBJECTIVE OF TASK UNIT 9 WAS TO RECORD ON FILM, BOTH STILL AND MOT ION PICTURE, THE ACTIVITIES CONNECTED WITH CERTAIN EVENTS AND PROGRAMS OF OPERATION IVY; THIS DOCUMENTATION WAS TO SERVE AS A BASIS FOR: 1. A PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES. 2. A MOTION-PICTURE RE PORT BY THE COMMANDER, JOINT TASK FORCE 132 TO THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STA FF AND TO THE ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION, DEPICTING THE SCOPE AND CONDUC T OF OPERATION IVY. 3. STILL AND MOTION-PICTURE PHOTOGRAPHY FOR SPECI AL SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. 4. PHOTOGRAPHY FOR FUTURE TRAINING AND TECHNI CAL SERVICES. 5. SPECIAL PHOTOGRAPHY AS ASSIGNED BY COMMANDER, TASK GROUP 132.1, AND COMMANDER, JOINT TASK FORCE 132. IN ORDER TO OBTAIN THE FOREGOING OBJECTIVE, A PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT, KNOWN AS TASK UNIT 9, WA S TO OPERATE DIRECTLY UNDER THE SCIENTIFIC TASK GROUP, 132.1. THIS UN IT ACCOMPLISHED THE NECESSARY FIELD PHOTOGRAPHY AND, AT THE TIME THIS REPORT WAS WRITTEN, WAS STILL IN THE PROCESS OF EDITING THIS FOOTAGE A T LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN LABORATORY TO FORM A COMPLETED MOTION-PICTURE RECOR D.


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