Richard B. Anselme served as a corporal in the 393rd Bombardment Squadron. He was the assistant engineer/scanner of the B-29 Full House, which served as a weather reconnaissance plane on the Hiroshima bombing mission, and the backup strike plane on Iwo Jima on the Nagasaki mission.
Richard B. Anselme
Assistant Engineer on the Full HouseHiroshima Mission
Sir Rudolf Peierls (1907-1995) was a German-born British physicist. In March 1940, Peierls and fellow collegue Otto Frisch co-authored the Frisch-Peierls memorandum, the first technical exposition of a practical atomic weapon.
Jack Aeby graduated Mound City (MO) High School in 1941. He went to the University of Nebraska, studying chemistry until the spring of 1943 when he received his draft notice.