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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When does Niels Bohr escape from Stockholm to Scotland?
2. Who is Averell Harriman?
3. What is Operation Barbarossa?
4. Where does Operation Forager take place?
5. What English innovation does the author consider to be the most valuable in the war?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the Potsdam Declaration. What is it? Who is involved? Given what is known at the time, is unconditional surrender the only choice? What is the Japanese response?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the Japanese determination never to surrender. Give examples from the war in the Pacific. What role does this play in the use of the atomic bomb?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss how the United States government becomes involved in the atomic bomb. Discuss the roles of scientists and non-scientists, including Vannevar Bush, Enrico Fermi, Leo Szilard, Albert Einstein, Alexander Sachs, Lyman Briggs. What is the government's initial response? Does everyone in the government have the same attitude?
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