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The Manhattan Project : the making of the atomic bomb

Author: Al Cimino
Publisher: London : Arcturus Publishing, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book, Al Cimino explains the secrets that led to President Roosevelt sanctioning the development of the bomb and recounts the dramatic story of how a gifted and often conflicted group of people devoted themselves to unlocking the secrest of nuclear fission."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Al Cimino
ISBN: 9781785990946 1785990942 9781785990212 1785990217
OCLC Number: 919106848
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits, facsimilies ; 20 cm
Contents: The Einstein letter --
Splitting the atom --
Science goes to war --
The military move in --
The biggest secret --
Plutonium piles --
Los Alamos --
Deadline --
Trinity --
The Potsdam Declaration --
The quick and the dead --
The public domain.
Responsibility: Al Cimino.

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"In this book, Al Cimino explains the secrets that led to President Roosevelt sanctioning the development of the bomb and recounts the dramatic story of how a gifted and often conflicted group of people devoted themselves to unlocking the secrest of nuclear fission."--Back cover.

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