Atomic Bomb in World War 2

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Atomic Bomb in World War 2 During World War II the United States government launched a $2 billion project. This project, known as the Manhattan Project, was an effort to produce an atomic bomb. This project was taken on by a group atomic scientists from all over the world. The first atomic bomb was not tested at all. It was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945 killing over 80,000 people and almost completely leveling the entire city. It …

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…the world had also developed atomic weapons. Today nuclear warheads are smaller and more efficient than ever before. Now a bomb that could fit in your hand would be just as devastating as the bomb dropped on Hiroshima. This bomb was created over 50 years ago, so just imagine the destructiveness of todays weapons. This is one reason that the United Sates of America still remains the most dominating, and feared military nation in the world.