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Working on the bomb : an oral history of WWII Hanford

Author: S L Sanger; Craig Wollner
Publisher: Portland, OR : Portland State University, Continuing Education Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of the Hanford Engineering Works, a site in eastern Washington that produced and separated plutonium for the Manhattan Project.
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Genre/Form: History
Memoirs (form)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S L Sanger; Craig Wollner
ISBN: 0876781156 9780876781159
OCLC Number: 34034740
Description: xiii, 264 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Responsibility: written by S.L. Sanger ; editor, Craig Wollner.

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The history of the Hanford Engineering Works, a site in eastern Washington that produced and separated plutonium for the Manhattan Project.

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This is the story of America's top secret plutonium manufacturing project, based on the oral histories of those who worked on it.  Historic photos and firsthand accounts from workers and scientists tell the pivotal role that Hanford played in the success of the war effort.

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