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Professor Martyn Poliakoff discusses atom bombs with a Plutonium core - including the crucial role of Gallium.
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The Making of the Atomic Bomb is a good read:

The Trinity Test and Fat Man bombs were Plutonium-based - the Hiroshima bomb was Uranium.

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