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Tuxedo Park : a Wall Street tycoon and the secret palace of science that changed the course of World War II

Author: Jennet Conant
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The fascinating, little known story of Alfred Loomis, a wealthy eccentric who bankrolled pioneering research into the radar detection system and the atomic bomb.

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Named Person: Alfred Loomis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennet Conant
ISBN: 0684872889 9780684872889 0684872870 9780684872872
OCLC Number: 474300665
Description: xviii, 330 s., 8 tav
Responsibility: Jennet Conant

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Stephen E. Ambrose No one man won World War II for us, but none exceeded Alfred Loomis' contribution. He was critical to crucial developments, everything from radar to the atomic bomb. He put into Read more...

 
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