News and Articles
News and Articles
Manhattan Project Veterans on the Bombing of Hiroshima
Saturday, August 6, 2016
The Atomic Heritage Foundation has nearly 400 interviews with Manhattan Project veterans and their families on the “Voices of the Manhattan Project” website. Here are some excerpts in which veterans and their family members recall and reflect on the bombing of Hiroshima.
New World War II History Articles Now Online
Thursday, August 4, 2016
The Atomic Heritage Foundation (AHF) has published new articles in recognition of the 71st anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in World War II. These articles were also prompted by President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima on May 27, 2016, which generated considerable interest.
Sherwin Interview Collection on J. Robert Oppenheimer Now Available
Thursday, July 28, 2016
The Atomic Heritage Foundation is pleased to present the Martin J. Sherwin Collection, focusing on the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, on the “Voices of the Manhattan Project” oral history website. The collection is courtesy of historian and George Mason University Professor Martin J. Sherwin.
Alexander Guest House Preservation Project Receives ACHP Award
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
On July 13, the East Tennessee Preservation Alliance (ETPA), the Department of Energy (DOE) in Oak Ridge, and Dover Development received the Advisory Council for Historic Preservation Chairman’s Award for Achievement in Historic Preservation for their efforts to preserve and restore the historic Alexander Inn in Oak Ridge.
Remembering the Trinity Test
Saturday, July 16, 2016
On July 16, 1945, at 5:29 AM MT, Manhattan Project scientists conducted the world’s first atomic bomb test at the Trinity site near Alamogordo, New Mexico. The Atomic Heritage Foundation is pleased to feature dozens of audio/visual interviews with Trinity test eyewitnesses on the “Voices of the Manhattan Project” website.
LANL Materials Illuminate Manhattan Project at Los Alamos
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Archives recently provided the Atomic Heritage Foundation with hours of video, thousands of photographs, and numerous audio recordings related to the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos. These materials document some of the pivotal moments and people behind the making of the atomic bomb.
Manhattan Project National Historical Park T-Shirts Now Available
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The Atomic Heritage Foundation (AHF) is pleased to announce T-shirts for two of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park sites are now available on our online store. The designs feature striking images of the Los Alamos Main Gate and the B Reactor at Hanford.