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Wesley R. Prohs

Trigger Mechanism Operator of Radar SectionTinian Island

Wendover, UT
509th Composite GroupManhattan Project VeteranMilitary VeteranProject Alberta
North Airfield at Tinian Island.

Wesley R. Prohs served in the United States Naval Reserve. He also worked as a member of Project Alberta, the team that transported and assembled the two atomic bombs preceeding the August 1945 bombing missions on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

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