Gerhard Dessauer, 85, a German-born physicist who worked...

DEATHS ELSEWHERE

February 19, 1996

Gerhard Dessauer, 85, a German-born physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project that created the first atomic bomb, died Feb. 11 in Savannah, Ga. He was in charge of radiation monitoring for the first postwar bomb tests at Bikini Atoll in 1946.

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