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"Preserving, Exhibiting, Interpreting and Teaching the History of the Manhattan Project"
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(Manhattan Project Veteran)
section on "Fallen Heroes of the Manhattan Project" would not have been
possible without the assistance of Arnold Kramish. Arnold Kramish
participated in the Manhattan Project as a member of the SED at Oak
Ridge, the Philadelphia Navy Yard, and Los Alamos. (He was the third
member of the team present during the explosion at the Philadelphia Navy
Yard which killed Douglas Meigs and Peter Bragg) Immediately
following the war, Kramish was with the Atomic Energy Commission.
In 1951, he became a senior staff member of the RAND corporation.
From 1970 - 1976, he was posted in Paris as U.S. Science & Technology
Counselor for UNESCO and OECD. He is a consultant and author of
several books, including The Griffin (Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA.
1986). Currently Mr. Kramish is working on his memoirs.