"At its greatest extent, the water column was 2000 feet (600 m) across, with walls 300 feet (100 m) thick, and 6000 feet (2 km) tall, holding a million tons of water."
"Beginning 4 milliseconds after the [underwater] explosion, the shock wave reaching the surface throws up a 'spray dome', rising at an initial speed of 2500 ft/sec (mach 2.5)..."
"[1,000 feet from the detonation the] first wave [was] 94 feet high... Waves 6 feet high were seen 22,000 feet (7 km) from the explosion." [italics added]
Almost a quarter of a thousand US Navy and captured foreign ships contributed to Operation Crossroads, not including 90 target ships for the test.
July 16, 1945: Trinity
Effects of Atomic Detonations: Hiroshima, Nagasaki
USAF Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
Page 2: Foreign Secretary Edward Grey: Balkans Crisis Arbitration 1903-1914.
1914: A general willingness to believe "war was something that was not going to happen in Europe."
Page 3: "Caught Looking": American Major League Baseball Physical
Working Model of European/British Reaction to July 1914 Crisis
June 28-July 1914: The Strategy of Hope
Confusion Between Defensive/Offensive Military Preparations
Sir Edward Grey: Delayed Telegrams June-July 1914
Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey on the Causes of World War I
Winston Churchill on the June 28-July 1914 Crisis
Historians on Causes of World War I
June 29th-July 1914, Wagons-Lits to the French Riviera