WW2 Exhibition

Atomic bomb explodes on Hiroshima
The Atomic Bomb (1945)

Before the outbreak of World War II, scientists in several countries were researching the possibility of creating an atomic bomb. When The United States entered the war, work began on such a bomb, and the operation became known as the Manhattan Project. The Manhattan Project employed many of the great scientist of the world, including those who had already been working on such a possibility in Europe and was headed by physicist Robert Oppenheimer. Work was done across he United States, from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to Hanford, Washington, to Los Alamos, New Mexico.     (MORE)