...the Manhatten Project for the A- bomb $2 Billion USD in 1945
Actually....$1,889,604,000. Of that, under 10%
The rest, over 90% of the cost, was for building plants and producing the fissionable materials
I wonder what the cost of the B-29 project would be if you factored in the cost of building and equiping the four main assembly factories; a pair of Boeing operated plants at Renton, Washington, and Wichita, Kansas, a Bell plant at Marietta, Georgia ("Bell-Atlanta
"), and a Martin plant at Omaha, Nebraska ("Martin-Omaha
Twenty years ago we had Johnny Cash, Bob Hope and Steve Jobs. Now we have no Cash, no Hope and no Jobs....
Lord, please keep Kevin Bacon alive...