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BASTARD BRIGADE : the true story of the plot to stop the nazi atomic bomb.

Author: SAM KEAN
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], LITTLE, BROWN, 2019.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: SAM KEAN
ISBN: 0316381683 9780316381680
OCLC Number: 1063738641
Contents: Author's note --
Prologue: Summer of '44 --
Part I: Prewar, to 1939. Professor Berg --
Near misses and big hits --
Fast and slow --
Crimea to Hollywood --
Division --
Spinning out of control --
Banzai Berg --
On the brink --
Part II: 1940-1941. The uranium club --
Heavy water --
Phoney to real --
Mad Jack --
Compromise --
Harvard highs and lows --
Maud Ray Kent --
Part III: 1942. Resistance --
The fire heard 'round the world --
Off to war --
Brazil and beyond --
Baja days --
V-1, V-2, V-3 --
Letters --
Operation freshman --
The Italian navigator --
Part IV: 1943. Secret messages --
Operation gunnerside --
Consolations of philosophy --
"The fun will start" --
Seeing red --
Beautiful preenemünde --
PT-109 --
Blabbermouth --
Heavy water under fire --
Alsos --
Part V: 1944. Busy Lizzie --
Groves's second assault --
The ferry --
Sharks --
Biscay blues --
The fat captain --
Augers & peppermint --
Remus --
Aphrodite vs. anvil --
Valkyrie --
Escape and resistance --
Lightning-A --
Zootsuit black --
Catching pretty well --
"I'll be seeing you" --
The quisling zoo --
Healthy rays, healthy teeth, healthy paranoia --
The deadliest hombre --
Nazi U --
Uncertainty, principles --
Part VI: 1945. Operation big --
The lonely organist --
Triumph and loss --
Goimany --
The bomb drops --
Epilogues: 1946 and beyond --
A thank-you and a bonus --
Acknowledgments --
Major characters --
Minor characters --
Sources --
Index.

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