William Parsons

William Parsons

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Credit: LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Captain William Parsons the United States Navy ordnance expert who worked on the Manhattan Project, the American programme to develop and build the first atomic bomb during World War Two. The team worked under conditions of strictest secrecy from 1943 to 1945 at a remote makeshift laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

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Keywords: atomic bomb research scientist, captain, manhattan project, parsons, personnel, portrait, portraits, surname p, william

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