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Operation Paperclip : the secret intelligence program to bring Nazi scientists to America

Author: Annie Jacobsen
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In the chaos following World War II, the U.S. government faced many difficult decisions, including what to do with the Third Reich's scientific minds. These were the brains behind the Nazis' once-indomitable war machine. So began Operation Paperclip, a decades-long covert project to bring Hitler's scientists and their families to the United States. Many of these men were accused of war crimes, and others had stood  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Jacobsen
ISBN: 9780316221047 031622104X 9780316277440 0316277444
OCLC Number: 827257574
Description: xii, 575 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The war and the weapons --
Destruction --
The hunters and the hunted --
Liberation --
The captured and their interrogators --
Harnessing the chariot of destruction --
Hitler's doctors --
Black, white and gray --
Hitler's chemists --
Hired or hanged --
The ticking clock --
Total war of apocalyptic proportions --
Science at any price --
Strange judgment --
Chemical menace --
Headless monster --
Hall of mirrors --
Downfall --
Truth serum --
In the dark shadows --
Limelight --
Legacy --
What lasts?
Other Titles: Secret intelligence program to bring Nazi scientists to America
Responsibility: Annie Jacobsen.

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The explosive, dark secrets behind America's post-WWII science programs from the author of the New York Times bestseller AREA 51.  Read more...

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