The Atomic Bomb


The year was 1945. The war in the Pacific had reached it's climax with the
attack on Pearl Harbor, or so the world thought!
In 1943 a new era was just being discovered when Albert Einstein had uncovered a
new way of destroying things. One so powerful it could wipe out entire cities in
seconds. When Albert told the president of the U.S.A. he had no idea of what the
army was going to do with that knowlege, the knowlege of Atomic Theory!

When the president of the United States of America heard of this new theory he
decided to embark on a project that would change mankind forever. He decided to
name this project the Manhatten Project. This project was headed by six of the
worlds best ...

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1945 after the U.S.A. spent over 6.7 Billion Dollars on the test
bomb named the "Trinity". I t was dropped on Alagormado in Texas on July 16th
1945.

When Albert Einstein heard about the "Trinity" he called the president directly
and asked for a halt on all atomic bomb projects for he did not want to hurt
anyone with his discovery. But when spies reported the Germans working on such a
project the Manhatten project was continued.

The long nights there after were hell for the president while deciding to launch
the soon to be completed "Little Boy" bomb.

Finally, the american troops were told to load "Little Boy" in the specifically
designed plane Enola Gay. With Paul Tibbets and his crew of 12 strapped in the
plane named after Paul's mother, the American president gave the order to fly to
Hiroshima.

They chose Hiroshima baecause it was a major industrial Japanese port which held
many Japanese seacraft.

It was July 16 1945 at about 8:14 when Paul Tibbets got the order to open ...

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Added: 1/13/2004 11:16:46 AM
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