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Assembling the Plutonium Test Bomb

Assembling the Plutonium Test Bomb Tragedies and Triumphs American History Cold War Famous Historical Events Social Studies STEM Visual Arts

The plutonium bomb was assembled by Manhattan Project members three days before its detonation (on July 16, 1945) at the Trinity Test site.


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Trinity-test plutonium bomb, image online courtesy Truman Library.

 

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