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Secret weapons : technology, science & the race to win World War II

Author: Brian J Ford
Publisher: Oxford ; Long Island City, NY : Osprey, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an illustrated history of the secret weapons that changed the course of World War II. Deep in the bunkers of Nazi Germany, many of the world's top scientists worked to create a new generation of war winning super weapons. A few of these, such as jet aircraft and the V2 rocket, became realities at the end of the war, others never made it off the drawing board. Written by a noted research scientist, this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
History
Pictorial works
Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian J Ford
ISBN: 9781849083904 1849083908
OCLC Number: 752329839
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: The making of a secret war --
Flying weapons: secret aircraft --
Flying weapons: bombs and missiles --
The rocket --
Doctors at war --
Dangerous ideas --
Doomed to fail --
Electronic secrets.
Other Titles: Technology, science and the race to win World War II
Responsibility: Brian J Ford.

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