This autobiography portrays the exciting times and life of the author during his childhood, World War II service, and his diverse career experiences. Interesting observations and photographs about business, communities and friendships, and Guy C. Throneras personal and family history are shared. The story begins with life as experienced by a young man in the 1920as and 1930as, and progresses through his World War II bomb disposal assignments, and his ordnance engineering vocation including development of safety devices and munitions for the U.S. military and space programs. A historical account of personal growth, interests, accomplishments and family are historically documented.Pumpkins (photograph at right from Wikipedia) were externally similar to the Fat Man bomb in size and shape. ... These were arranged in an equilateral triangle around the nose of the bomb; the atomic bomb had four fuse housings. ... However, I was to do this so that if the Japanese disassembled them they would think that they failed because of manufacturing problems. ... There was plenty of work to keep the three bomb disposal officers and enlisted men busy on the various ranges.
|Title||:||THE LIFE AND EXCITING TIMES OF GUY CHARLES THRONER JR.|
|Author||:||Guy Charles Throner Jr.|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2014-03-21|