WHAT'S INSIDE: WORLD WARS

World wars and conflicts have shaped the course of history as countries stuggle to maintain a balance of power. In this section topics such as the Korean War, Vietnam and both World Wars are explored.
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Other Conflicts
FEATURED: WORLD WARS

Groves, Leslie Richard (1896-1970), a United States army officer. Groves was in charge of the Manhattan Engineer District, the organization that developed the first atomic bomb, 1942-47.

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