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Wayne Dupree’s Top People That Changed the Course of U.S. History

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Robert Oppenheimer

Who is responsible for ending World War II? Who is responsible for changing the way we battle between nations and set the history of the world on a course of immeasurable destruction if his idea was implemented?

Robert Oppenheimer.

He is often called the “father of the atomic bomb” for his role in the Manhattan Project, the World War II project that developed the first nuclear weapons.

The first atomic bomb was detonated in 1945. Upon witnessing the sheer power, Oppenheimer famously stated, “Now I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.”

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