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Manhattan Project


Niels Bohr, Robert Oppenheimer, Richard Feynman, and Enrico Fermi
were just some of the distinguished scientists who worked on the development of the atomic bomb
(Source: Manhattan Project Heritage Preservation Association)

Question 1314138

While American scientists were working on the atomic bomb in the Manhattan Project during World War II

(A) British and Soviet allies were kept carefully informed of the project's progress
(B) German scientists had pretty much abandoned nuclear fission experiments
(C) Allied planes engaged in virtually no bombing of civilian targets in Germany and Japan
(D) the government gave very little support to the research and testing program
(E) newspapers extensively covered the progress of the program in Chicago and Los Alamos

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