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Manhattan, the Army and the atomic bomb

Author: Vincent C Jones
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1985.
Series: United States Army in World War II., Special studies.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : English
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The role of the War Department, Manhattan District, and other Army agencies and individuals from 1939 through World War II in developing and employing the atomic bomb.
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Genre/Form: History
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Jones, Vincent C., 1915-
Manhattan, the Army and the atomic bomb.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1985
(OCoLC)610219299
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent C Jones
OCLC Number: 10913875
Description: xx, 660 p., [4] folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: The army and the atomic energy program, 1939-1942 --
Establishing the Manhattan district --
First steps for weapon development --
General Groves takes command --
Organizing for production --
The electromagnetic process --
The gaseous diffusion process --
The liquid thermal diffusion process --
The pile process --
Anglo-American collaboration --
Security --
Foreign intelligence operations --
The raw materials program --
The feed materials program --
Land acquisition --
Manpower procurement --
Manpower conservation --
Electric power --
Communications and transportation --
Health and safety --
The atomic communities in Tennessee --
The atomic communities in Washington state --
The atomic communities in New Mexico --
The Los Alamos weapon program --
Weapon development and testing --
The atomic bombing of Japan --
The atomic age and its problems --
The army and the atomic energy program, 1945-1947.
Series Title: United States Army in World War II., Special studies.
Responsibility: by Vincent C. Jones.

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The role of the War Department, Manhattan District, and other Army agencies and individuals from 1939 through World War II in developing and employing the atomic bomb.

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