Robert Holmberg was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and began working on the Manhattan Project at the Chicago Met Lab and at Ames Laboratory in Iowa. He was then drafted into the Special Engineer Detachment and sent to Oak Ridge. In Oak Ridge, he met his wife and settled down. He continued to work on nuclear research after the war.
ScientistOak Ridge, TN
Chicago, ILX-10 Graphite Reactor
Manhattan Project VeteranScientistSpecial Engineer DetachmentListen to Robert Holmberg's Oral History on Voices of the Manhattan Project
Robert Holmberg's Timeline
1944 Dec 1st Joined the Manhattan Project
1945 Jul Went to X-10 at Oak Ridge
Frances E. Strandholm
Frances Strandholm was a staff worker at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project.