Atomic Bomb Newsreel Ca. 1945Unknown - 1945
At the start of World War II the United States conducted secret research on nuclear fission in the quest to develop the atomic bomb. On July 16, 1945, the first atomic bomb was successfully tested in New Mexico. On August 6, 1945, President Harry S. Truman authorized the drop of two atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, swiftly ending World War II. No atomic weapon has been detonated in wartime since.
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Copyright Date: ©1945
Characteristics: video file,rda 1 online resource (1 video file (2 min., 33 sec.)) : sound