Operation Dominic
and the 552nd AEW&C WING

Atomic tests in the Pacific in 1961
photos via Charles Comstock

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53-0542 airborne.jpg (21762 bytes) 53-0542.jpg (27418 bytes) 53-0542 takeoff.jpg (14608 bytes)   53-0547 nose.jpg (35098 bytes) 

53-0547 reflection.jpg (27354 bytes)  53-0547 takeoff.jpg (30550 bytes)  53-0547-mushroom.jpg (25365 bytes)  55-0128-1.jpg (38957 bytes) 

approch.jpg (21968 bytes)   aps-45.jpg (22994 bytes)  blast.jpg (38989 bytes)  bluegill.jpg (20655 bytes) 

  butifcation.jpg (48548 bytes)  checkmate.jpg (24256 bytes)  christmas island 1961.jpg (49338 bytes)  cockpit.jpg (34510 bytes) 

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 fusluge-1.jpg (27696 bytes)  fusluge-2.jpg (28728 bytes)  IvyMikeC640.jpg (84304 bytes)  IvyMikeD601c15.jpg (81653 bytes) 

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 planting.jpg (36866 bytes)  plotting board.jpg (25983 bytes)   windshield view.jpg (28315 bytes)  what is it.jpg (20714 bytes)  

quarters.jpg (30111 bytes)  reflection.jpg (25594 bytes)  tail 55-0128.jpg (30742 bytes)  crew rest.jpg (37577 bytes)

thor.jpg (50042 bytes)  under wing.jpg (30450 bytes)  volley ball.jpg (46395 bytes)  wb-50 mushroom.jpg (29772 bytes)  

co-pilot.jpg (30808 bytes)   briefing.jpg (40965 bytes) 

1. 53-0542
2. 53-0542
3. 53-0542
4. 53-0547
--  Standing in front of 547 is Donald B. Victor who took most of the black
and white photographs.
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5. 53-0547 with reflection
6. 53-0547 taking off at night
7. 53-0547 with mushroom cloud
8. 55-0128
9. landing approach
10. APS-45 display of test
11. Mushroom Cloud
12. Event Bluegill
13. Base beautification -- Tony Praxel with the pick and two  Flight Engineers. from the 965th
14. Event Checkmate
15. Christmas Island
16. Cockpit
17. Land Crab
18. Crew Bus
19. Crew Rest
20. Crew rest
21. Under Plane
22. Under Plane
23. Event Ivymike
24. Event Ivymike
25. Jeep --the Col. and the one facing the camera is SGT Major Harold Fritz. Don't know the other one except he was from the 963rd.
26. Johnston Island
27. Event Kingfish
28. Planting
29. Mushroom Cloud
30. Schedule boards
31. Wind Shield View
32. British Aircraft
33. Quarters
34. Mushroom cloud refection
35. Tail of 55-0128
36. Crew Rest
37. Thor launch Vehicle
38. Under wing view
39. Volley Ball
40. Personnel witnessing test with WB-50s in foreground
41. Mr. Jay from Stanford Research Institute in cockpit
42. Briefing -- two people in checkered shirts (rear) SNiel Wogsland (front) Charlie Comstock


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