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Super bomb : organizational conflict and the development of the hydrogen bomb

Author: Ken Young; Warner R Schilling
Publisher: Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Addresses the question of why President Harry Truman decided to go ahead and develop the H-bomb and with what means dissenters opposed it for several years afterward"--
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Young, Ken (Director).
Super bomb.
Ithaca, [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019019716
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Young; Warner R Schilling
ISBN: 9781501745171 1501745182 9781501745188 1501745174
OCLC Number: 1099540174
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 221 pages).
Contents: The shock of the "new world" --
Advising on the Super --
A decision reached --
Moral and political consequences --
Dissent and development --
Tactical diversions --
Re-writing Los Alamos.
Series Title: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Responsibility: Ken Young and Warner R. Schilling.

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Super Bomb unveils the story of the events leading up to President Harry S. Truman's 1950 decision to develop a "super," or hydrogen, bomb. That fateful decision and its immediate consequences are  Read more...

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