Archive Video: U.S. Produces the Atomic Bomb
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Archive Video: U.S. Produces the Atomic Bomb

This broadcast from Aug. 9, 1945, describes the world's most destructive weapon, produced by U.S. scientists in collaboration with European savants. As Japanese port cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki feel the full destructive force of the lethal weapon, some of the startling details of its production are revealed. Video by Universal International News/The National Archives

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