|Object Name||Film, Motion Picture|
|Title||Film of 2nd Battalion Atomic Indoctrination, Nevada, 1957|
|Description||A 7.09 minute black and white silent film showing a volunteer platoon from 2nd Battalion participating in training exercises with US forces during Atomic testing known as Operation Plumbbob at Camp Desert Rock, Nevada in 1957. Includes footage of embarking and disembarking from helicopters, firing mortars, platoon tatics across desert terrain, and concludes with footage of one of the atomic explosions.|
|Collection||Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regiment|
|Condition Notes||No obvious signs of deterioration|
|Place of Origin||Desert Rock, Nevada|
2nd Battalion, The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada sends a platoon to Camp Desert Rock, Nevada for atomic indoctrination - 1957. In 2009 the Canadian Government compensated those that participated or their survivors with $24,000 Cdn.
This film has been digitized in three resolutions: 480p, 720p, and 1080p. The 1080p version has been uploaded to the Museum's YouTube Channel at: https://youtu.be/u4BVHUhXAvI
Individual jpegs of each frame are are also stored digitally.