July 16, 1945
Detonation of "The Gadget" in a test with the code named "Trinity" signaled the start of the atomic age. Six years of research culminated in a test that left the creators with mixed feelings. The Atomic bomb was a success, but what did that mean to the world?
|August 6 - 9, 1945
It was not long until the power of the destructive force was proven at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japan offered to surrender on August 10, 1945 bringing World War II in the Pacific to an end.