The world’s first atomic bomb mounted inside the tower at Trinity Site. The steel frame of the tower was almost completely destroyed by the detonation. Courtesy/WSMR
Workers carefully unload the core of the atomic bomb at the McDonald House, about three miles from Trinity Site. The core was assembled inside a clean room at the house. Courtesy/WSMR
ALAMOGORDO — July 16, 2020 marks the 75th Anniversary of an event that was destined to change the course of world history.
On that day in 1945, the United States secretly detonated the first atomic bomb at Trinity Site in New Mexico.
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