The first war of physics

the secret history of the atom bomb, 1939-1949
  • 576 Pages
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Pegasus Books, Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co. , New York
Atomic bomb, Nuclear physics, Hi
About the Edition

An account of the race to build history"s most destructive weapon to date.

Other titlesSecret history of the atom bomb, 1939-1949
StatementJim Baggott
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC773.A1 B24 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 576 pages, [16] pages of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26941481M
ISBN 101605981974
ISBN 139781605981970
OCLC/WorldCa668194103

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