John Tucker was a member of Project Alberta, dedicated to the ensuring that an atomic bomb device could be dropped by an aircraft. This assignment led Tucker to Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Los Alamos, Wendover, Utah, and Tinian Island in the Pacific. He was recruited into Project Alberta by its leader, Lt. Cdr. Norris Bradbury. While stationed at Los Alamos, Tucker would frequently travel to Wendover, Utah to train the 1st Ordnance Squadron in the disassembly, inspection, and assembly of the bomb. Tucker's experience at all of these different locations was very rare as security concerns typically limited each individual's exposure to the Manhattan Project process.
John L. Tucker
Project AlbertaLos Alamos, NM
Oak Ridge, TNTinian IslandWendover, UT
Manhattan Project VeteranMilitary VeteranProject Alberta
B. Roswell Russell worked in the Health Group at the Metallurgical Laboratory in Chicago during the Manhattan Project.
William T. Hulse, Jr.
William T. Hulse, Jr. was with the 393rd Bombardment Squadron of the 509th Composite Group at Wendover Airfield in Utah and on Tinian Island in the Pacific from 1944 to 1945.