Now showing on the New York Times web site, a haunting video slideshow called “Capturing the Atom Bomb on Film.” It features 23 arresting images of atomic bomb tests conducted by the US military between 1945 and 1962. The images (all originally published in the 2007 book How to Photograph an Atomic Bomb) are accompanied by an audio recording of George Yoshitake. Now 82, he’s one of the few surviving cameramen to capture these destructive weapons in action.

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