Churchill Manhattan project

Churchill Manhattan project

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  • Wassup Roosevelt
  • How does he drive the car if he can't use his legs?
  • Wow you're so strong!
  • Yea i lift every once in while.
  • "The plane door opened, and out hopped Winston Churchill, prime minister of Great Britain, with a fat cigar in his hand." (45) 
  • Bomb bomb bomb bomb bomb bomb
  • "But as the car raced along the edge of the cliff, the prime minister had a tough time keeping his mind on the gorgeous view. He kept glancing over at the american, wondering how exactly the man was controlling the vehicle. Roosevelt had polio as a young man and lost the use of his legs." (46)
  • I mean i guess we could build one. 
  • For real, it could end the war.
  • "Roosevelt saw the worry on his friends face. He explained he had the car specially rigged, allowing him to work the gas, clutch, and brakes with his-hands while also steering of course. Churchill was impressed but still terrified. Roosevelt assured Churchill his arms were more than strong enough for the job. 'He invited me to feel his biceps,' Churchill recalled, 'saying that a famous prized-fighter had envied them." (46)  
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  • .""Later that day the conversation continued in a small office inside Roosevelt's family mansion. They focused on the subject Churchill called 'overwhelmingly the most important'-race to build an atomic bomb." (46)
  • "both had come to the conclusion that a fission bomb was technically possible. 'I strongly urged that we should at once pool all of our information, work together on equal terms, and share the results, if any, equally between us,' Churchill said of the meeting." (46)
  • "there had been a lot of talk so far, and some research. Now it was time for action. 'We both felt painfully the dangers of doing nothing,' Churchill recalled. 'What if the enemy should get an atomic bomb before we did!'" (46)
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