After an Atomic Bomb Test: Rare and Unpublished LIFE Magazine Photos From 1955

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Loomis Dean—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Caption from the May 16, 1955, issue of LIFE. “Unburned, a lady mannequin with wig askew is wearing light-colored dress which absorbs less heat.”

LIFE has an amazing gallery of previously unreleased pictures taken at a Nevada A-Bomb test site in 1955. There is a cold beauty in these shots and an eerie atmosphere that make them emblematic of the Cold War era.

via After an Atomic Bomb Test: Rare and Unpublished LIFE Magazine Photos From 1955 – LIFE.

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Author: David Cantatore

International polymorph geek.

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