The Manhattan Project
On the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay flew over the industrial city of Hiroshima, Japan and dropped the first atomic bomb ever. The city went up in flames caused by the immense power equal to about 20,000 tons of TNT. The project was a success. They were an unprecedented assemblage of civilian, and military scientific brainpower-brilliant, intense, and young, the people that helped develop the bomb. Unknowingly they came
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power of what a small element can do. All of our lives have changed through the development and bombing of the atomic bomb. The cold war, nuclear restrictions, nuclear energy, is all results of the first nuclear breakthrough.
However, the controversial issues will still rage on. Nuclear testing, nuclear power, and nuclear waste are still being debated for over 50 years, and the United States, the only country to actually use the bomb, is the leader.