Fat Man and Little Boy: Testing of the Atomic Bomb
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J. Robert Oppenheimer, chief scientist of the Manhattan Project, tests with his team the first atomic bomb. The test is successful.

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  1. How do the soldiers and scientists protect themselves for the test?
  2. What happens upon detonation?

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    explain the effects of major new military technologies on World War I, World War II, and the Cold War

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