August 13 – The Manhattan Project begins. Roll of Honour

Four Travers brothers from Derry served in WW1. Michael died on this date in 1915 in Gallipoli. Hugh Montgomery, Campbell College, and QUB, a first-class motorbike racer, after Dunkirk, transferred from the Royal Artillery to fly with RAF in WW2. OTD in 1942 the Manhattan Project begins which leads to the dropping of the atomic bombs. See link to the RAF Museum for the views of Leonard Cheshire VC.


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