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Dr. Harold Agnew Collection

Dr Harold Agnew was a member of the Experimental Physics Division at Los Alamos.  In 1945, he was selected as a member of Project Alberta (Destination Team) on Tinian Island.  Along with fellow scientists Luis Alvarez and Lawrence Johnston, Dr. Agnew flew as a scientific observer aboard the B-29 "The Great Artiste" during the first atomic mission to Hiroshima.  After the war he held several important posts including Director of the Los Alamos Laboratory.  Dr. Agnew has graciously provided the below photos.

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  Pre-Mission Briefing - Tinian Island - 1945 Harold Agnew w/ Plutonium Core - Tinian Island - 1945 Blast Measurement Team - Tinian Island - 1945  

         
         
         





 

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