Cresson H. Kearny was a graduate of the Texas Military Institute and of Princeton University. He worked for Standard Oil in Venezuela and served in the US Army as a captain in the Panama Mobile Force. Many of his jungle-tested inventions were used by US infantrymen in WWII. In 1964, Kearny joined the Oak Ridge National Laboratory civil defense project, which is where the research supporting his bookNuclear War Survival Skills was conducted. He died in 2003.
Don Mann is an ex-Navy SEAL, an athlete, and a prolific author of Navy SEALrelated fiction and nonfiction. He has made numerous television appearances across all major networks and has written pieces forTime, Newsweek, Runner’s World, Men’s Fitness, Huffington Post, CNN.com,Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and many more. He lives in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Edward Teller (19082003) was a theoretical physicist known colloquially as the father of the hydrogen bomb.” He was a key member of the Manhattan Project during WWII.
Eugene P. Wigner (19021995) was a noted theoretical physicist and mathematician. He received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1963.