CUT STORY: KS Rising smoke from bomb. Into shot of Truman seated at desk saying "It is an atomic bomb etc. etc.". Various shots of factories at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where same was being turned out. Sign post. Factory workers walking about. GVs of factories - The Manhattan Project. Diagram of atomic bomb shows Uranium core. Electrons circling the nucleus etc. Aerial views of Superfortress in flight over Hiroshima. Various aerial shots. At New Mexico where first atom bomb was tested. Same exploding-mushroom appearance. Various shots of palls of smoke rising into skies. SEE STORY NUMBER 46011/2 FOR CUTS
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Aviation - Names and types, Countries - Japan, Personalities, President Harry Truman, Science, Science, Countries - United States Of America, Mankind , United States of America , Personalities - Politicians , Industries, Trades and Crafts , Munitions and Armaments , Harry S Truman , Science and technology , Aviation , Japan , Explosions , Personalities - Intellectuals (Physicists) , Ernest O Lawrence , World War II in the Far East , Major General Leslie Groves , Celebrations - Victory , B29 Superfortress Bombers
Japan , Oak Ridge , East Asia , Asia , Tennessee , United States , North America