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  • “Milestones along the Critical Path”

    At 8:15 a.m. local time on Aug. 6, 1945, “Little Boy” fell away from the Enola Gay, and 43 seconds later it detonated over the city of Hiroshima, Japan with the force of nearly 20,000 tons of TNT. This moment was the culmination of 3 years of work by the Manhattan Project, a group of 130,000 leading