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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 Government, 1940-1945.

SMYTH, Henry DeWolf.

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ISBN 10: 0804717214 / ISBN 13: 9780804717212
Published by Stanford University Press, (1989)., Stanford:, 1989
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Stanford Nuclear Age Series. Revised reprint. 8vo. xv, 324 pp. Illus., appendices, index. Black-stamped red cloth. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0804717214. Bookseller Inventory # BL3168

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Title: Atomic Energy for Military Purposes; The ...

Publisher: Stanford University Press, (1989)., Stanford:

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

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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.

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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.'

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