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Nuclear explosion on September 28, 1957 at the NEVADA TEST SITE was the 23rd test of Operation Plumbbob with Code-name CHARLESTON- the device was suspended by a balloon at a height of 1500 feet. From- Plumbbob Charleston 003 (cropped)

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Nuclear explosion on September 28, 1957 at the NEVADA TEST SITE was the 23rd test of Operation Plumbbob with Code-name CHARLESTON- the device was suspended by a balloon at a height of 1500 feet. From- Plumbbob Charleston 003 (cropped)

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PLUMBBOB/CHARLESTON - September 28, 1957 - NEVADA TEST SITE -- The fireball of the 23rd full-scale nuclear detonation of Operational Plumbbob lights Yucca Flat shortly after detonation. Code-named CHARLESTON, the device was suspended by a balloon at a height of 1500 feet.

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28/09/1957
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National Nuclear Security Administration
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