Unsung Heroes of Los Alamos: Rethinking Manhattan Project Spies and the Cold War – CounterPunch.org

Instead of sharing the bomb with the USSR, which, remember, was America’s ally in World War II, and then working for its being banned, the US began producing dozens and eventually hundreds of Nagasaki-sized atom bombs, moving quickly from hand-made devices to mass produced ones. The US also quickly started pursuing the development of a vastly more powerful bomb — the thermonuclear Hydrogen bomb — a weapon that theoretically has no limits to how great its destructive power could be. More

Source: Unsung Heroes of Los Alamos: Rethinking Manhattan Project Spies and the Cold War – CounterPunch.org

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