Frank J. Fortine served in the Special Engineering Detachment and Project Alberta, the group that transported the first atomic bombs to Tinian Island.
Frank J. Fortine
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Merrill Garrett worked at the Y-12 Plant at Oak Ridge, TN during the Manhattan Project. A high school football star, Garrett received an appointment to the United States Military Academy, but was forced to decline due to financial circumstances during the Great Depression.