Interviewee

Robert Upton

Interviewer

Michelle L. Gomilla

Project

World War II

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Former technician, 5th Grade, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Summary of Interview

Part of WWII: El Paso Homefront Project; recollects brief period spent in Los Alamos, NM. and his impressions of Manhattan Project physicists Robert Oppenheimer and Enrico Fermi; work experience at Kirtland Air Force Base and Sandia Laboratory, Albuquerque, and Imperial Valley, CA; German POWs at Fort Bliss, including Werner von Braun.

Date of Interview

12-14-1994

Length of Interview

45 minutes

Tape Number

No. 871

Transcript Number

No. 871

Interview Number

No. 871

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

Comments

Only tape.

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