Los Alamos Documentary - The Town That Never Was

This short Los Alamos documentary tells the story of the evolution of the Manhattan Project at the location from 1942-1945. Footage of the former Los Alamos Ranch School is shown, in addition to the top-secret town itself. The film is from the Bradbury Science Museum. Related Article: Manhattan: History vs. Hollywood

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