Essay Topic 1
Describe the events and alliances of World War II from September 1, 1939 through January of 1941. What was the United States’ position regarding the war? What was the position of the Soviet Union? Who were Hitler’s allies?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Robert Oppenheimer’s childhood, education, and career. How did Oppenheimer become involved in the Manhattan Project? What was his role in the project? How does the author characterize Oppenheimer in the narrative?
Essay Topic 3
Describe and discuss Knut Haukelid’s childhood, education, and career. How was Haukelid involved in the nuclear arms race during WWII? What training did Haukelid receive? In what ways were his missions different than others in armed combat?
Essay Topic 4
What led Klaus Fuchs to inform to the Soviets during World War II? Where was Fuchs born? What were his political views? What happened to Fuchs after the war ended?
Essay Topic 5
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