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Britain and the H-bomb

Author: Lorna Arnold; Katherine Pyne
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©2001.
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This book, written with unique access to official archives, tells the secret story of Britain's H-bomb - the scientific and strategic background, the government's policy decision, the work of the  Read more...

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Arnold, Lorna.
Britain and the H-bomb.
New York : St. Martin's Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00036898
(OCoLC)43884708
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lorna Arnold; Katherine Pyne
ISBN: 9780230599772 023059977X
OCLC Number: 742353642
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 273 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: List of Plates Foreword by Lawrence Freedman Preface PART I: SETTING THE AGENDA Stellar Forces The First Superbomb Project: The United States The Second Superbomb Project: The Soviet Union PART II: BRITAIN AND THE THERMONUCLEAR QUESTION What Must Britain Do? A General Instruction from the Government PART III: BRITAIN'S RESPONSE Aldermaston and the Weaponers The Megaton Mission Captain Cook's Coral Island Racing Against Time PART IV: THE PACIFIC TRIALS The First Trial: Grapple 'We Shall Have To Do It All Again': Grapple X Britain's Biggest Explosion: Grapple Y Mission Accomplished: Grapple Z PART V: A SPECIAL NUCLEAR RELATIONSHIP The Great Prize Some Questions and Answers Appendices Notes and References Select Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Lorna Arnold, with Katherine Pyne ; foreword by Lawrence Freedman.
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