Aerial view of the aftermath of Operation Trinity, 17 Jul 1945; note the smaller crater on bottom right, which was the crater left by the 7 May 1945 test with 108 tons of TNTB-29 Superfortress of the 29th Bomb Group trailing smoke with number-4 engine feathered over Japan, 17 Jul 1945British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arriving at the Cecilienhof Palace in Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945British Prime Minister Winston Churchill departing the conference room in Cecilienhof, Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945; note Soviet guards
Aerial view of the aftermath of Operation Trinity, 17 Jul 1945; note the smaller crater on bottom right, which was the crater left by the 7 May 1945 test with 108 tons of TNTB-29 Superfortress of the 29th Bomb Group trailing smoke with number-4 engine feathered over Japan, 17 Jul 1945British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arriving at the Cecilienhof Palace in Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945British Prime Minister Winston Churchill departing the conference room in Cecilienhof, Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945; note Soviet guards
Harry Truman diary entry regarding meeting with Joseph Stalin, 17 Jul 1945Harry Truman, James Byrnes, William Leahy, Joseph Stalin, Vyacheslav Molotov, Anthony Eden, Winston Churchill, and others in conference at Schloss Cecilienhof, Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945Joseph Stalin, Harry Truman, and Winston Churchill during the Potsdam Conference, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 1 of 2Joseph Stalin, Harry Truman, and Winston Churchill during the Potsdam Conference, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 2 of 2
Harry Truman diary entry regarding meeting with Joseph Stalin, 17 Jul 1945Harry Truman, James Byrnes, William Leahy, Joseph Stalin, Vyacheslav Molotov, Anthony Eden, Winston Churchill, and others in conference at Schloss Cecilienhof, Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945Joseph Stalin, Harry Truman, and Winston Churchill during the Potsdam Conference, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 1 of 2Joseph Stalin, Harry Truman, and Winston Churchill during the Potsdam Conference, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 2 of 2
The Szilárd PetitionUSS Sunfish at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 17 Jul 1945Vyacheslav Molotov, James Byrnes, Charles Bohlen, Harry Truman, William Leahy, and Joseph Stalin in Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 1 of 5Vyacheslav Molotov, James Byrnes, Charles Bohlen, Harry Truman, William Leahy, and Joseph Stalin in Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 2 of 5
The Szilárd PetitionUSS Sunfish at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 17 Jul 1945Vyacheslav Molotov, James Byrnes, Charles Bohlen, Harry Truman, William Leahy, and Joseph Stalin in Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 1 of 5Vyacheslav Molotov, James Byrnes, Charles Bohlen, Harry Truman, William Leahy, and Joseph Stalin in Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 2 of 5
Vyacheslav Molotov, James Byrnes, Charles Bohlen, Harry Truman, William Leahy, and Joseph Stalin in Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 3 of 5Vyacheslav Molotov, James Byrnes, Charles Bohlen, Harry Truman, William Leahy, and Joseph Stalin in Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 4 of 5Vyacheslav Molotov, James Byrnes, Charles Bohlen, Harry Truman, William Leahy, and Joseph Stalin in Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 5 or 5
Vyacheslav Molotov, James Byrnes, Charles Bohlen, Harry Truman, William Leahy, and Joseph Stalin in Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 3 of 5Vyacheslav Molotov, James Byrnes, Charles Bohlen, Harry Truman, William Leahy, and Joseph Stalin in Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 4 of 5Vyacheslav Molotov, James Byrnes, Charles Bohlen, Harry Truman, William Leahy, and Joseph Stalin in Potsdam, Germany, 17 Jul 1945, photo 5 or 5


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