1945 July 12-13

1945 July 12-13

The plutonium core and the Gadget components leave Los Alamos, NM for the test site separately. Assembly of Gadget begins at 1300 hours on July 13. Assembly of Gadget's explosive lens, uranium reflector, and plutonium core is completed at Ground Zero at 1745 hours.

Date Range: 
1945CE Jul 12th to 1945CE Jul 13th