A Conversation for Enola Gay and the Bombing of Hiroshima

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Al Johnston

Just a very minor point of pedantry, that the Manhattan project built three bombs: the Trinity Test used a bomb of the Fat Man design; which needed to be tried out because the physics was a lot more complicated than for Little Boy.

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And before testing the physicists weren't sure whether the explosion would trigger a chain reaction that would enflame the whole of the earth's atmosphere, but in the end they were ready to risk it...

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