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Vanguard of American atomic deterrence : the Sandia pioneers, 1946-1949

Author: James L Abrahamson; Paul H Carew
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.
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The secret history of the young officers who replaced the scientists that had assembled the first atomic bombs, proving that the military was capable of building and maintaining the atomic stockpile.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Abrahamson, James L.
Vanguard of American atomic deterrence.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
(OCoLC)606886084
Online version:
Abrahamson, James L.
Vanguard of American atomic deterrence.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
(OCoLC)608565509
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James L Abrahamson; Paul H Carew
ISBN: 0275978192 9780275978198
OCLC Number: 49859889
Description: xxiii, 181 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Contents: A purposeful destruction --
This laboratory monstrosity --
Everything was critical --
Back in business again --
The best Army school --
Totally unimpressive --
Our Captain Barnes can show you how --
Operation Sandstone --
Reaching maturity in atomic operations.
Responsibility: James L. Abrahamson, Paul H. Carew ; foreword by Richard G. Hewlett.
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"This slice of history ably and interestingly written, is the story of the contribution made by sixty young Army officers to the continued development, testing and use of atomic weapons from the end Read more...

 
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