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How and why the US developed the atomic bomb?


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Answered 2007-07-03 23:46:35

There were probably two underlying reasons: The Manhattan project takes care of how. Why was more complex, there was a fear that the
Axis was already making an effort to produce atomic weapons and the
Allies would have to counter this potential threat, and there was a certain
knowledge that with enough time, money and effort an atomic weapon
could and would be produced to end World War 2 with the United States
in a preeminite position.

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