Operation Crossroads was a series of nuclear weapons tests conducted by the United States at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands in 1946.

The purpose of the operation, which included two shots, ABLE and BAKER, was to investigate the effect of nuclear weapons on naval warships. Find professional Operation Crossroads videos and B-roll stock footage available for license in film, television, advertising and corporate uses. They were the first tests to be publicly announced beforehand and observed by an invited audience, which … Getty Images offers exclusive rights-ready and premium royalty-free analog, HD, and 4K video that you won't find anywhere else in the world.