Accession Number:

AD0363629

Title:

DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN LAB LOS ANGELES CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1953-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

The objective of Task Unit 9 was to record on film, both still and motion 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 report by the Commander, Joint Task Force 132 to the Joint Chiefs of Staff and to the Atomic Energy Commission, depicting the scope and conduct of Operation Ivy 3 Still and motion-picture photography for special scientific reports 4 Photography for future training and technical services and 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, was organized to operate directly under the Scientific Task Group, 132. 1.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE