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#1 - Enola Gay
Enola Gay by AlbertEinstein123
#2 - Atomic Bomb
Atomic Bomb by AlbertEinstein123
#3 - Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein by AlbertEinstein123
#4 - Mushroom Cloud
Mushroom Cloud by AlbertEinstein123
#5 - People & Rubble
People & Rubble by AlbertEinstein123
#6 - E=mc2
E=mc2 by AlbertEinstein123
#7 - Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer by AlbertEinstein123
#8 - The Manhattan Project
Manhattan Project by AlbertEinstein123
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The document on August 2, 1939 is a letter from Albert Einstein to FDR. It is saying that we should watch out because the work of Joliot in France it may become possible to set up a nuclear chain reaction in the near future. Einstein is saying that the chain reaction would lead to the making of bombs that destroy huge areas, but may be too heavy to carry by air. Einstein wrote how to achieve the making of a nuclear weapon, and that they would need more uranium.
The document on October 19, 1939 was a response from FDR. FDR responded to Einstein and said thank you for the information. FDR also said that he would try to investigate thoroughly his suggestion of uranium. FDR told Einstein that Dr. Sachs’ will cooperate with this committee.
The document on March 9, 1942 was a letter to the president. It is saying that the US and Great Britain may have a powerful explosive. The work of making this explosive is at full speed. The explosives is more important than what they thought. The bomb will be more powerful thank they thought.