[Operation Cue] - Two-story wood frame house at 5,500 feet after the blast, 05/05/1955

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Title: [Operation Cue] - Two-story wood frame house at 5,500 feet after the blast, 05/05/1955

Production Date: May 5, 1955

Creator(s): Federal Civil Defense Administration. Operations Group. (1951 - 1958)

[Operation Cue] - Two-story wood frame house at 5,500 feet after the blast, 05/05/1955 (ARC ID 541788); Photographs of Operation Cue, 05/05/1955; Records of the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization, 1947 - 1962; Record Group 304; National Archives.

Taken May 5, 1955, this photograph shows the effects of a nuclear detonation on a traditional wood frame house. This test was conducted as part of “Operation Cue”; a civil defense exercise designed to study the effects and impact of nuclear weapons in a variety of areas, including residential structures.

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Owner: The U.S. National Archives
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