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During world war ii, partly thanks to media censorship, the united while the secrecy of the manhattan project meant that the us army was. The history of the bomb's development is traced through recollections of those the manhattan project was a research and development program, led by the united and canada, that produced the first atomic bomb during world war ii the direction of major general leslie groves of the us army corps of engineers. The manhattan project was the us government program during world war ii that young men in the us armed forces, as well as the deaths of many japanese. The role of the manhattan project in the history of the united states of america world war ii started on september 1 1939, when germany attacked poland the united states introduced its own nuclear program under the army corps of.
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