Jeffrey Barouch

Does everyone agree with Mr O'Reilly about these events leading up to the bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki? Or were the wheels in motion before Harry Truman became USPOTUS?

Debbie Yes. The wheels were put in motion before Harry Truman became president. Roosevelt agreed created and assembled a special team of scientists. Their work became known as the Manhattan Project. Roosevelt made sure that these scientists got all the money and supplies they needed.

Roosevelt died before the scientists could complete their work. But in April, 1945, the scientists told the new president, Harry Truman, that they were almost ready to test the atomic bomb, in a desert in New Mexico. It was a success, so the scientists reported that information to Truman and he gave the go-ahead to use it in Japan. By the way, Germany was trying to build one as well, the US just got it first.
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by Bill O'Reilly (Goodreads Author)
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