Scientists come from all over the world to work on the American Atomic Bomb, then test it in New Mexico. July 1945. (1:07, 1.8 MB)
American B-29s drop atomic weapons on Japan. August 1945. (0:58, 1.5 MB)
Hiroshima: Was It Necessary? The Atomic Bombing of Japan
Why the atomic bombings were probably not necessary to win WWII without a mainland invasion of Japan. Extensive bibliography. Quotes from prominent Americans who disagreed with the a-bombings.
The Costs of the Manhattan Project
A fact sheet on the costs of the Manhattan Project, including a comparison with selected WWII expenditures and a breakdown by facility.
WW II, Pearl Harbor, Eastman Kodak & Enola Gay. Guadalcanal, Truk Lagoon, Iwo Jima, Tinian Peleliu, Jimmy Doolittle, Senator John McCain & Stephen E. Ambrose.
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The Avalon Project : The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The results of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasakias reported by the Manhattan Engineer District
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
On August 6, 1945, the United States used its massive, atomic weapon against Hiroshima, Japan. This atomic bomb, the equivalent of 20,000 tons of TNT, flattened the city, killing tens of thousands of civilians. While Japan was still trying to comprehend this devastation three days later, the United States struck again, this time, on Nagasaki.
ENOLA GAY B29 SUPERFORTRESS WORLD WAR TWO BOMBER AIRCRAFT
The Enola Gay, world war two B29 Superfortress bomber aircraft
HyperWar: USMC Monograph--The Seizure of Tinian
'The Seizure of Tinian' (USMC Historical Monograph), by Major Carl W. Hoffman, USMC. (Historical Branch, G-3 Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps: 1951).