The Manhattan Project

The Birth of the Atomic Bomb in the Words of Its Creators, Eyewitnesses, and Historians
by Cynthia C. Kelly

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On the seventy-fifth anniversary of the first atomic bomb, discover new reflections on the Manhattan Project from President Barack Obama, hibakusha (survivors), and the modern-day mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The creation of the atomic bomb during World War II, codenamed the Manhattan Project, was one of the...
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Published By Black Dog & Leventhal

Format Paperback


Number Of Pages 544

Publication Date 07/07/2020

ISBN 9780762471270

Dimensions 6 inches x 9 inches

"A wonderful addition to the literature on the development of the atomic bomb. This rich anthology... enhances our knowledge of the formative years of the nuclear era and underscores the perils we still face."
— Kai Bird, co-author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning American Prometheus

"It's both a wonderful service to history and a fascinating book to read."
— Walter Isaacson, author of Einstein: His Life and Universe and Leonardo Da Vinci

"The definitive anthology on the Manhattan Project."
— Gregg Herken, author of Brotherhood of the Bomb