Category Archives: WWII

52 in 52: Week 2 – Photo: Robert Downey Kemp (1918-1992)

Oh, it is so difficult to choose a single perfect photo! But, I decided that I should honor my step-Grandfather, Robert Downey Kemp. I love this photo of him taken during WWII when he was stationed in the South Pacific … Continue reading

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The Manhattan Project and the Oak Ridge Bus Tour

Since moving to Knoxville, the Manhattan Project has become more than interest and moved into a “hobby”.   It has all the elements of a compelling story: WWII, scientific discovery, human drama, conspiracy and ethical decisions. In high school we were … Continue reading

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