The Manhattan Project proved to be more difficult and expensive than anyone had foreseen. It is estimated that the Oak Ridge plants alone consumed approximately one-seventh of the electricity generated in the United States.…. faced major challenges in procuring such large amounts of electricity from a wartime economy…
Did Germany or Japan Almost Build an Atomic Bomb?
Some authors claim that Germany came close to building an atomic bomb during World War II, and that Germany provided the fissionable U-235 material used in the atomic bomb that fell on Hiroshima. Other authors claim that Japan almost built an atomic bomb by the end of World War II. This article contends that neither Germany nor Japan came close to building an atomic bomb during World War II.
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