Diary December 2, 1942

 first nuclear reactor

The first nuclear reactor was erected in 1942 in the West Stands section of Stagg Field at the University of Chicago

WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, December 2, 1942:

Home Fronts

USA: FIRST CONTROLLED NUCLEAR CHAIN-REACTION initiated by Prof. Enrico Fermi in makeshift laboratory under University of Chicago football stadium.
Italy: Mussolini breaks 18-month silence to refute Churchill’s broadcast of November 29.

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