The Manhattan Project was the codename for a research and development undertaking to develop an atom bomb during World War II. It culminated on 16 July 1945 with the Trinity, the first detonation of a nuclear weapon.

Further reading

Else, Jon (1981) The Day after Trinity, KTEH.
A documentary featuring interviews with many of the scientists involved in the Manhattan Project.

Rhodes, Richard (1986) The Making of the Atomic Bomb, New York: Simon & Schuster.

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