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Manhattan Project

  • By: David W. McBride
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

The Manhattan Project was a secret U.S. military engineering project undertaken during World War II to develop the world's first atomic bomb. Lasting from 1942 to 1946, it was carried out under the tight supervision of the U.S. military and government ...

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