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Manhattan project

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Manhattan project
A program to design, build and detonate a nuclear weapon
Hiroshima
First city to be bombed by a nuclear weapon
D-Day
Code name for day of Normandy, invasion
Nagasaki
Second city in Japan to be bombed by a nuclear weapon
1939
World war 2 begins
1945
End of ww2
Enrico fermi
German refugee who first split the uranium atom under the university of Chicago
Hanford, W.A
Site of world's first nuclear detonation, home of "trinity" site
Chicago university
Site where the first nuclear chain reaction was sustained
Los Alamos
Location in New Mexico where the first atomic bomb was developed
Tibbets
Pilot of the Ebola gay
Enola gay
B-29 that dropped the worlds first nuclear weapon
Tinnian island
Island base where us launched the Enola gay
Hydrogen bomb
Mononuclear weapon 100 times more powerful than the atomic bomb
Trinity site
Place where the first atomic weapon was detonated
J. Robert Oppenheimer
The man in charge of the manhattan project
E. Teller
Father of the hydrogen bomb
Einstein
E=mc2
Fission
The combining of atoms to produce an atomic reaction
White sands, N.M.
Rare element used in explosive devices, enriched in Hanford, WA
Leo sellard
Scientist who helped develop first nuclear weapon and a German refugee; assisted fermi and Einstein
Harry S Truman
President after FDR died
Fat man
Name of second atom bomb
Little boy
Name of first atomic bomb
Fusion
Nuclear reaction splits nucleus of an atom into smaller parts