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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.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Print version:
Abrahamson, James L.
Vanguard of American atomic deterrence.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
(DLC) 2002070922
(OCoLC)49859889
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James L Abrahamson; Paul H Carew
OCLC Number: 606886084
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 181 pages) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword Introduction: Totally Elated 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 Epilogue: A Radically New Era Abbreviations Bibliography Index
Responsibility: James L. Abrahamson, Paul H. Carew ; foreword by Richard G. Hewlett.

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"...a fine job of crafting the first public account of this interesting time in our history...a valuable contribution to the public understanding of Cold War history." - The Chapel Hill News Read more...

 
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