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R. E. Breathitt

Project StaffY-12 Plant

Oak Ridge, TN
Manhattan Project VeteranProject Worker/Staff
Y-12 beta racetrack.

R. E. Breathitt worked for the Tennessee Eastman Corporation at the Y-12 Plant.

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