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William L. Murphy

Technical SargeantTinian Island

Los Alamos, NM
Manhattan Project VeteranMilitary VeteranProject Alberta

William L. Murphy was a Technical Sargeant in the US Army who worked as part of Project Alberta, the team that transported and assembled the two atomic bombs in July and August 1945. Murphy also served at Los Alamos.

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