U.S. Marines rest aboard a ship in the Marshall Islands following their victory at the Battle of Eniwetok, where they took Enewetak Atoll from the Imperial Japanese in under a week. Near Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands. February 1944.
The nuclear trash can of the pacific on Enewetak Atoll... What you see on the picture above is just what the title says... a massive concrete lid to a 107 m diameter nuclear waste trash can on a beautiful island in the middle of the Pacific ocean.
Test Series: Ivy Shot: Mike Time: 19:14:59.4 31 October 1952 (GMT) 07:14:59.4 1 November 1952 (local) Location: Elugelab ("Flora") Island, Enewetak Atoll Test Height and Type: Surface burst Yield: 10.4 Mt A "wet" bomb, Mike was the first thermonuclear device detonated.