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NORMAN F. RAMSEY - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: BOCK'S CAR CREW (VICE ADMIRAL FRED L. ASHWORTH), HAROLD M. AGNEW, LAWRENCE H. JOHNSTON - HFSID 264484

ATOMIC BOMB (PROJECT ALBERTA): NORMAN RAMSEY, FREDERICK ASHWORTH, HAROLD AGNEW, and LAWRENCE JOHNSTON Black and white publicity photograph of the group for Project Albert signed by four participants. Photograph signed: "Frederick Ashworth/Commander US Navy/Operations Officer/Project Alberta", "Harold M Agnew", "Lawrence H.

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ATOMIC BOMB (PROJECT ALBERTA): NORMAN RAMSEY, FREDERICK ASHWORTH, HAROLD AGNEW, and LAWRENCE JOHNSTON
Black and white publicity photograph of the group for Project Albert signed by four participants.
Photograph signed: "Frederick Ashworth/Commander US Navy/Operations Officer/Project Alberta", "Harold M Agnew", "Lawrence H. Johnston/Scientific Advisor" and "Norman Ramsey". B/w, 10x8 overall, image 9½x5 (one surface). After the successful explosion of the first atomic bomb in the New Mexico desert (Project Trinity), a "destination team", codenamed Project Alberta, was sent from Los Alamos to Tinian Island to prepare for the actual delivery of atomic bombs to their targets in Japan. This group photo of the Project Alberta team has been signed by four participants. Norman RAMSEY, a senior scientist in the bomb design group on the Manhattan Project, won a Nobel Prize in Physics more than 40 years later (1989) "for the invention of the separated oscillatory fields method and its use in the hydrogen maser and other atomic clocks." Frederick ASHWORTH (1911-2005), was Operations Officer and weaponeer on the B-29 named Bock's Car which dropped the second atomic bomb on an inhabited target, Nagasaki, August 9, 1945 (three days after the Hiroshima bomb). Harold AGNEW (1921-2013) was a Los Alamos physicist assigned to the Manhattan Project. Lawrence JOHNSTON was civilian instruments officer on The Great Artiste, a companion bomber which accompanied the Enola Gay on the Hiroshima mission, dropping instrument packages by parachute to measure the blast. Fine condition.

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