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Manhattan Project

A dense column of smoke rises more than 60,000 feet into the air over the Japanese industrial port of Nagasaki, the result of an atomic bomb, the second ever used in warfare, August 8, 1945, from a U.S. Air Force B-29 Superfortress. (Courtesy of the National Archives/Newsmakers)

Manhattan Project ‘Voices’ Retelling Story Of Bomb

From living in a top-secret city on a mesa in northern New Mexico to smuggling a suitcase packed with alcohol into a dry federal research lab in Tennessee, some of the lesser-known stories behind the nation’s effort to develop the atomic bomb are now available online.

12/01/2012

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