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23 Sep 1942

United States
  • Leslie Groves was promoted to the rank of brigadier general. On the same day, he toured the future Oak Ridge site of the Manhattan Project in Tennessee, United States and expressed his satisfaction for this site being used for a future production site. ww2dbase [Clinton Engineer Works | Leslie Groves | Oak Ridge, Tennessee | CPC]
24 Sep 1942

United States
18 Feb 1943

United States
1 Apr 1943

United States
17 Oct 1943

United States
  • The civilian Roane-Anderson Company, a subsidiary of the Turner Construction Company, took over the responsibility of administering the community in Tennessee, United States in which the workers at Site X of the Manhattan Project resided. ww2dbase [Clinton Engineer Works | Oak Ridge, Tennessee | CPC]
1 Jul 1945

United States
25 Jul 1945

United States
1 Mar 1946

United States
10 Sep 1946

United States
18 Dec 1946

United States
1 Mar 1949

United States
19 Mar 1949

United States
27 Jul 2011

Photo(s) dated 27 Jul 2011
Loading face of the X-10 graphite reactor, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 27 Jul 2011

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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