Martin Miller: Weapons of Mass Destruction

Martin Miller: Weapons of Mass Destruction
International Photography Grant 2019

Martin Miller, documentary photographer from Baltimore brings us didactic series of photos with a retrospective look at some of 20th century weapons of mass destruction.

Although the term, Weapons of Mass Destruction, has become a part of our daily lexicon, it remains very much an abstraction for most of us. Most of Martin’s subjects are drawn from the Cold War period during which there was a very real threat to the survival of civilization itself.

Website: martin-miller.us

"The Gadget" (Trinity Atomic Bomb) 1945

“The Gadget” (Trinity Atomic Bomb) 1945

"Little Boy" (Hiroshima Atomic Bomb) 1945

“Little Boy” (Hiroshima Atomic Bomb) 1945

"Bockscar" (Nagasaki B-29 Bomber) 1945

“Bockscar” (Nagasaki B-29 Bomber) 1945

"Fat Man" (Nagasaki Atomic Bomb) 1945

“Fat Man” (Nagasaki Atomic Bomb) 1945

Mk-17 Thermonuclear Bomb 1954

Mk-17 Thermonuclear Bomb 1954

B-36 Bomb Bay 1948

B-36 Bomb Bay 1948

B-47 Strategic Bomber 1951

B-47 Strategic Bomber 1951

Mk-6 Atomic Bomb 1951

Mk-6 Atomic Bomb 1951

B-52 Strategic Bomber 1955

B-52 Strategic Bomber 1955

Deputy Commander's Station, Minuteman II Bunker 1965

Deputy Commander’s Station, Minuteman II Bunker 1965

Inertial Guidance Module, Peacekeeper (MX) ICBM 1986

Inertial Guidance Module, Peacekeeper (MX) ICBM 1986

B-2 Strategic Bomber 1989

B-2 Strategic Bomber 1989

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International Photography Grant 2019