The Atomic Bomb

These links describe the development and use of the atomic bomb.


The Manhattan Project
How scientists in America built the first atomic bomb

Scientist Refugees and the Manhattan Project
They fled the war and found work in labs in America.

Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Facts, figures, and survivor remembrances

The Story of the Atomic Bomb
Nuts and bolts treatment of the main event

Truman's Decision to Drop the Bomb
Goes in detail into options before the President at the time

Atomic Timeline
Events, dates, and more from the Atomic Heritage Foundation

Nuclear Arsenals
Facts and figures from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

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