5 Awesome explosions on Youtube

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5. HMS Barham Explodes and Sinks, 1941

HMS Barham Explodes and Sinks, 1941 is a ramatic newsreel footage captured the sinking of the Queen Elizabeth Battleship. A salvo of torpedoes from a German submarine struck from close range on HMS Barham on November 25, 1941 in the Mediterranean. Within four minutes, the battleship had listed over to Port and the ships magazines had exploded, sinking the battleship and killing 863 men. The terrifying explosion was caught on film by Pathe cameraman John Turner who was on an adjacent ship.

4. Explosion of a ship (torpedoed i think)

3. 8 JDAMS Explode on Taliban in Afghanistan

Massive explosion created by 8 JDAMS exploding

2. Spectacular Time Lapse Dam "Removal" Video

October 28, 2011 — The White Salmon River in Washington state is flowing again as the nearly 100-year-old Condit Dam was disabled with explosives Wednesday. The reservoir draining took about 2 hours. Further demolition is scheduled in 2012.

1. Atomic Bomb Test

The Atomic Cannon, at 280 mm, was the largest nuclear capable mobile artillery piece manufactured by the United States. On May 25, 1953, a 280 mm cannon fired an atomic projectile a distance of 7 miles at the Nevada Test Site. Twenty 280 mm cannons were manufactured. None were used in battle.