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Furman, Robert R. 1915-2008
Oral history interview with Robert Furman, 2002 March 7.
Interview concentrates on Furman's efforts during World War II. Furman worked directly under General Leslie Groves to obtain intelligence about a possible German atomic bomb project. The activities included joining physicist Samuel Goudsmit in the ALSOS project in Europe after D-Day. The interview was conducted as part of the interviewer's project to gather information about Danish physicist Niels Bohr's World War II activities.
American engineer. Worked with General Leslie M. Groves, on the Manhattan Project; involved with the Alsos Mission to investigate German nuclear capabilities; delivered nuclear components to Tinian Island for final assembly of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan (1945).
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962
Furman, Robert R., 1915-2008
United States. War Dept. Alsos Mission.
Atomic bomb -- Germany -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence.
Aaserud, Finn interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA