The Last Wave from Port Chicago
Port Chicago Explosion

by Peter Vogel

The result of a 20+ year investigation into the July 17, 1944 explosion at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine.

This web-based book chronicles the total history of the explosion and connections with Los Alamos and the Manhattan Project. 

This page is dedicated to Doug Prouty, Educational Technology Specialist, teacher, athlete, musician, and generous friend to all who knew him, 1949 – 2008.

Doug designed and created the original (portchicago.org) website for this book.