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Operation Paperclip : the secret intelligence program to bring Nazi scientists to America

Author: Annie Jacobsen
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Details how the U.S. government embarked on a covert operation to recruit and employ Nazi scientists in the years following World War II in an effort to prevent their knowledge and expertise from falling into the hands of the Soviet Union.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jacobsen, Annie.
Operation Paperclip.
(DLC) 2013028255
(OCoLC)827257574
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Jacobsen
ISBN: 9780316251693 0316251690 9780316221054 0316221058
OCLC Number: 867715781
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The war and the weapons --
Destruction --
The hunters and the hunted --
Liberation --
The captured and their interrogators --
Harnessing the chariot of destruction --
Hitler's doctors --
Black, white and gray --
Hitler's chemists --
Hired or hanged --
The ticking clock --
Total war of apocalyptic proportions --
Science at any price --
Strange judgment --
Chemical menace --
Headless monster --
Hall of mirrors --
Downfall --
Truth serum --
In the dark shadows --
Limelight --
Legacy --
What lasts?
Other Titles: Secret intelligence program to bring Nazi scientists to America
Responsibility: Annie Jacobsen.

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Details how the U.S. government embarked on a covert operation to recruit and employ Nazi scientists in the years following World War II in an effort to prevent their knowledge and expertise from falling into the hands of the Soviet Union.

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