Facing the atomic bomb: A nuclear veteran remembers

Now watching

Next video starts in : 7 Play

Facing the atomic bomb: A nuclear veteran remembers

Facing the atomic bomb: A nuclear veteran remembers
Replay video
Up next

Uniquely Nasty: The U.S. Government's War on Gays

Unlock your personal NFL Now stream by signing in to NFL.com

Facing the atomic bomb: A nuclear veteran remembers

by Yahoo Viewfinder 6:28 mins

Facing the atomic bomb: A nuclear veteran remembers

by Yahoo Viewfinder 6:28 mins

Army Corporal Jerald Kendrick was 23 years old the first time he watched an atomic bomb explode. The light was so bright, he says, “you could see all the bones in your arms.” During the height of the Cold War, the United States conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests. What's often forgotten today are the thousands of soldiers and Marines who performed various duties during the blasts, including charging the mushroom cloud.

More From

Yahoo Originals

News

  1. 1:01

    Dying mom wants death with dignity

  2. 5:59

    Author James Patterson on TV debut of "Zoo" and giving back

  3. 7:53

    Jeff Gordon on retiring, family and his car’s new look

  4. 1:45

    The Carlyle's New York-Themed Penthouse Suite

  5. 2:28

    Inside Five of New York's Priciest Hotel Suites

  6. 3:11

    PTSD linked to cardiovascular disease in women

News with Katie Couric

  1. 1:01

    Dying mom wants death with dignity

  2. 2:07

    Cruz: Justice Roberts "violating his oath of office"

  3. 11:07

    Supreme Court OKs Same Sex Marriage

  4. 11:10

    Supreme Court OKs Same Sex Marriage

  5. 4:39

    Childhood of music and Scientology

  6. 1:46

    Skrillex ft. Katie Couric

Viewfinder

  1. 30:06

    Uniquely Nasty: The U.S. Government's War on Gays

  2. 6:27

    Bikers change lives of abused children

  3. 7:56

  4. 6:28

    Facing the atomic bomb: A nuclear veteran remembers

  5. 9:20

    InsideOUT Writers

  6. 6:13

    Old Skool Cafe

News

  1. 1:01

    Dying mom wants death with dignity

  2. 5:59

    Author James Patterson on TV debut of "Zoo" and giving back

  3. 7:53

    Jeff Gordon on retiring, family and his car’s new look

  4. 1:45

    The Carlyle's New York-Themed Penthouse Suite

  5. 2:28

    Inside Five of New York's Priciest Hotel Suites

  6. 3:11

    PTSD linked to cardiovascular disease in women

New York Times

  1. 1:41

  2. 2:34

  3. 8:12

  4. 2:17

  5. 12:42

  6. 2:16