Atomic Bomb On Hiroshima And Nagasaki

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Imagine yourself walking down the familiar road of your hometown following your daily routine. The sky is then consumed by the deafening sound of airplanes. The people around you start to panic. You then start fleeing towards your family and loved ones as realization hits you. However it is no use, your life had ended. Thousands of people died instantly as an atomic bomb was dropped over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, thousands more died because of the effect after. No weapon compares to the magnitude of destruction an atomic bomb causes. In the history of the world, atomic bombs have only been used twice. This was during World War II in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. On June 1941, the Manhattan Project was commenced under the care of the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development. In the eyes of formal President Truman, the war was bloody and violent and gone for way too long. The war had already claimed many lives and it was time to put a stop to it. Already in 1939, physicist of the United States were scared of the chance of Germans studying nuclear fission. Albert Einstein then proposed the idea of this military weapon to then president, Franklin D. Roosevelt. “Manhattan Project” would be the code name for this secretive project. In 1943, Harold C. Urey set a cooperation deal with England and Canada, bringing even more scientist to work on the new military weapon. By the end, the project grew to cost two billion dollars. On July 16th of 1945, the first atomic bomb
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