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Secret weapons and World War II : Japan in the shadow of big science

Author: Walter E Grunden
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2005.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By failing to develop effective programs weapon development, Japan increased the probability that it could not triumph over its more advanced enemies. Walter Grunden underscores the dramatic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Grunden, Walter E.
Secret weapons and World War II.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2005
(DLC) 2004026485
(OCoLC)57042945
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter E Grunden
OCLC Number: 559534421
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 335 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Mobilizing science and technology for war --
Nuclear energy and the atomic bomb --
Electric weapons: radar and the "death ray" --
Aeronautical weapons: rockets, guided missiles, and jet aircraft --
Chemical and biological warfare --
Epilogue: the impact of World War II on science in Japan.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Walter E. Grunden.

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"Provides a detailed account of Japanese science-based weapons research and development (R&D) programs in World War II. . . . Grunden writes clearly and presents his evidence well. For someone like Read more...

 
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