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Atomic Energy for Military Purposes: The Official Report on the Development of the Atomic Bomb Under the Auspices of the United States Go (Stanford Nuclear Age)

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This historic document, generally known as 'The Smyth Report, ' was written in secret between the summer of 1944 and the spring of 1945 at the direction of Major General L.R. Groves, who was in charge of the atomic bomb project, as a 'report to the nation.'

Synopsis:

An exploration of how atomic energy was deployed for military purposes, this text traces the administrative history of the topic and the problems and issues faced as the project became a reality.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804717229
Designed:
Morrison, Philip
Author:
Morrison, Philip
Author:
Smyth, Henry D.
Author:
Smyth, Henry
Author:
Sherwin, Martin
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Location:
Stanford, Calif.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Military - Weapons
Subject:
History
Subject:
Military - Nuclear Warfare
Subject:
Nuclear energy
Subject:
Nuclear weapons
Subject:
Atomic bomb
Subject:
Nuclear weapons -- History.
Subject:
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Stanford nuclear age series
Series Volume:
no. 27
Publication Date:
19900131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
8.50 x 5.50 in

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