you are in charge of the bomb. it is your job to make sure the bob gets built fast.
how much uranium do we need to make an atomic bomb?
about ten and one thousand pounds of uranium
General Brehon told Groves that the secretary of war had selected him for a very important assignment. (pg. 47)
where should we build the atomic bomb lab?
Leslie Groves was put in charge of the atomic bomb project as a reward because he was a man with a big personality - loud, bossy, demanding, and quick to criticize. it was Groves job to get the bomb build on time. (pg. 47, 48)
When Groves met with the uranium committee in Chicago. They told him it would take about ten and one thousand pounds or uranium to make the atomic bomb. (pg. 48)
on the afternoon of November 16, 1942 Robert Oppemheimer and Leslie Groves stood together in a canyon looking for the perfect place to build an atomic bomb lab. (pg. 67)