At a time when the future of the free world was at stake, the unsuspecting farming town of Hanford, Washington became the site of an urgent WWII mission. It was key to the Manhattan Project—code name for America's top-secret atomic weapons program. This is the story of the men and women whose unpredictable destiny marked the beginning of the atomic age.
With these video resources and corresponding learning guide, help students explore the history of the Hanford nuclear site and its role in the development of the atomic bomb.
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