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There was a race that involved US, UK, and Canada during World War II; they wanted to build an atomic bomb in fear that Nazi Germany would create them first. This project was called the Manhattan Project (1942 to 1946), the project was under the command of Major General Leslie R. Groves Jr. of the US Army Corps of Engineers. Einstein, Szilard, Fermi, and President Roosevlet were main people involved in this project.

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