Exhibit on wartime NYC

A new World War II exhibit at the New-York Historical Society opening Oct. 5 shows New York City and its surrounding areas were critical to the war effort. Included is the original atom smasher used at Columbia for Manhattan Project, pictures of boats torpedoed by Germans 30 miles off Long Island, a model of a Grumman fighter plane made in Bethpage and oral stories of area soldiers, such as one from Roosevelt.

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