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William Spindel was a member of the Special Engineer Detachments at Oak Ridge and Los Alamos. Spindel worked in a group that helped make coatings for the implosion bomb. He witnessed the Trinity Test and made the acquaintance of David Greenglass, a notorious Soviet spy, who tried to convince Spindel to engage in espionage.

William Spindel c. 1944

Spindel (right)

Spindel (top row, center)

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