Bomb - The Pilot - Hiroshima Summary & Analysis

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In The Pilot, a fighter pilot named Colonel Paul Tibbets was sent to Colorado where he was questioned about his background and introduced to the idea of the atomic bomb. Oppenheimer's scientists had not yet finished the bomb but the military wanted to be prepared. Tibbets was put in charge of the 509th Composite Group.

In Swiss Deal, Carl Eifler, the man charged with kidnapping Heisenberg, was ordered to step down from the mission. The military was still planning to grab Heisenberg, but had chosen another operative for the job. His name was Moe Berg and his mission was code named Alsos. Berg was supposed to travel with the Allied forces in Europe, looking for any information that the Germans were close to creating a bomb of their own. He learned that Heisenberg was speaking at a conference in Switzerland. Berg...

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