Incredible newly-restored footage shows the terrifying power of 1953 nuclear bomb tests

Mail Online | 10/18/2019 | Chauncey Alcorn For Dailymail.com
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Incredible footage shows the astonishing impact of a nuclear bomb blast up close and in high definition.

Newly-restored video clips from nuclear tests conducted in Nevada more than 60 years ago shows how the terrifying power of a 15-kiloton Grable bomb blast can strip the paint off cars.

YouTuber - Footage - Federal - Civil - Defense

YouTuber atomcentral shared footage from the Federal Civil Defense Administration's Upshot-Knothole nuclear test series.

The experimental atomic explosions were carried out at the U.S. Department of Energy's Nevada test site in southeastern Nye County from March 17 to June 4 in 1953.

Footage - Aftermath - Blasts - Bomb - Harry

The footage shows the aftermath of four separate 32-kiloton blasts from an atomic bomb later nicknamed 'Dirty Harry.'

Three clips show the moment the heat blast from the bombs melted the paint on three separate automobiles, including two classic sedans and a bus.

Moments - Vehicles

Moments later the vehicles are blown...
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