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The Secret Cities Where the Atomic Bombs Were Built

June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018

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Written by Jacopo Prisco, CNN

How many people does it take to build an atomic bomb? About 125,000, if you count the inhabitants of three entire US cities that were built from scratch in 1943 as part of the Manhattan Project.
The cities, which also served as testing grounds for new architectural principles, were Los Alamos in New Mexico, Oak Ridge in Tennessee and Hanford/Richland in Washington state.
It was all done in secret. Read the entire CNN article here.