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Roger S. Warner, Jr.

Chief of the Fat Boy Assembly TeamTinian Island

Wendover, UT
Manhattan Project VeteranProject Alberta

Roger S. Warner, Jr. was a civilian scientist who worked as part of Project Alberta, the team that transported and assembled all the components of the two atomic bombs before the August 1945 bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Warner was the chief of the assembly group that put together the Fat Man plutonium bomb. That bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.

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