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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:   Print book : 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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James L Abrahamson; Paul H Carew
ISBN: 0275978192 9780275978198
OCLC Number: 612236012
Description: 181 Seiten : Illustrationen
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.

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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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