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1942 Oct 5

1942 Oct 5

Gen. Leslie Groves visits the Chicago Met Lab and meets the key scientists, including J. Robert Oppenheimer. He orders key engineering decisions for plutonium production, under debate for months, be made in 5 days.

Date Range: 
1942CE Oct 5th