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The manhattan project was a research and development project that produced the first atomic bombs during world war ii april 5–14: robert serber delivers introductory lectures at los alamos, later are compiled into the los alamos primer nuclearweaponarchiveorg: chronology for the origin of atomic weapons. Code name for the us effort during world war ii to produce the atomic bomb et al, eds, the manhattan project: a documentary introduction to the atomic.
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