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Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project was the code name for the U.S. effort during World War II to produce the atomic bomb. The program was under the leadership of Gen. Leslie Groves, and theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer. The main laboratory was built on an isolated mesa at Los Alamos, New Mexico. The first atomic bomb was tested at Alamogordo, New Mexico, on July 16, 1945.

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See Also:

Atomic Bomb
Chicago Pile 1
Hanford Nuclear Reservation
Hiroshima
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Nagasaki
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Thermonuclear Weapon
Trinity Test
United States Nuclear Weapons Program
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