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The Atomic Bomb


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

Atomic Archive
The atomic bomb is the most feared weapon on the planet. This site traces its development. Read about the people and the formulas that made this concept a reality.

Los Alamos 50 Years Ago
Learn more about the lab where the atomic bomb was invented.

Hiroshima: A Survivor's Story
The survivor was 15 at the time. Read what he has to say about that terrible day.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki
LOTS of details about the agonizing decision of President Harry Truman to drop the two atomic bombs.

J. Robert Oppenheimer
Learn more about the man who was director of the bomb project.

The Enola Gay
See pictures and read more about the U.S. plan that dropped the first atomic bomb.


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