Special Engineer DetachmentLos Alamos, NM
G. Robert Gunther-Mohr
G. Robert Gunther-Mohr joined the Manhattan Project in 1944. Mohr worked on the top secret polonium trigger being developed for the plutonium bomb at the Monsanto Chemical Company in Dayton, Ohio.
James C. “Jim” Keck (1924-2010) was an American physicist. Keck was considered such an outstanding student of physics at Cornell that he was drafted into the Army Special Engineering Detachment (SED), after his sophomore year.