The Atomic Bomb Of The United States

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It was the morning of July 16, 1945, a countdown for the detonation of the first atomic bomb took place near Los Alamos, New Mexico. The atomic bomb testing would forever change the meaning of war. However, the atomic bomb was detonated and it sent shock-waves all over the world. There was much research to be done on the bomb in the United States. The research was called “The Manhattan Engineer District Project” but it was known as "The Manhattan Project." With the issues of the Manhattan Project it was very secret and unique project that brought by fear of Germany and its atomic research. The fear of Germany the United States took action upon testing their own atomic bomb. When the bomb was tested, the United States …show more content…

Because most of the work that was done on research of the bomb was done in the Manhattan “District of New York, at the US Army Corps of Engineers”, the name given to the lay out was "The Manhattan Project". On the other hand, the U.S. decided to focus their attention on the war with Japan that was happening. However, a committee was formed to advise the president on the best styles of action to easily defeat Japan with the lowest loss of American lives. The committee came up with some choices. One of the choices was to negotiate a peace treaty. The second was to cooperate with the Russians and continue fighting the war as they hoped for a quick end. And the third was to organize a full out invasion with the cooperation of the Army, Navy and other military divisions. Another choice was to use the bomb in a test on an unpopulated island to show the Japanese its capabilities for destruction. Their last choice that they had was to drop the bomb on a major city in Japan. However, some physicists from 1939 work on the research to find answers and questions on how many neutrons were release that was in each fission and, for each elements that would not be able to capture the neutrons, but will also be able to moderate or reduce their velocity, and whether only the lighter and scarcer isotope of uranium fission or the common isotope that could be used. In the meantime, the

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