Bomb Symbols & Objects

Steve Sheinkin
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The Atomic Bomb

The atomic bomb was a weapon of mass destruction. The idea of the bomb came about because of a German scientist's experiment and the news spread quickly through the scientific community. Many scientists quickly realized that the bomb was a possibility and several countries quickly began to race to be the first to develop the bomb.

Plans for the Atomic Bomb

These were documents created by American and British scientists during an era of world conflict. One set of the plans was handed over to a Soviet spy who smuggled them out of New Mexico in a tissue box. The documents were handed over to the Soviet Union near the end of the war and were used to create a bomb after the war's end.

The Pennsylvania Sugar Company

This was where Harry Gold worked when he was first recruited by the Communists. He...

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