The Resource The General and the Genius, James Kunetka, (electronic resource)

The General and the Genius, James Kunetka, (electronic resource)

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The General and the Genius
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The General and the Genius
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James Kunetka
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eng
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Two ambitious men. One historic mission.With a blinding flash in the New Mexico desert in the summer of 1945, the world was changed forever. The bomb that ushered in the atomic age was the product of one of history's most improbable partnerships. The General and the Genius reveals how two extraordinary men pulled off the greatest scientific feat of the twentieth century.Leslie Richard Groves of the Army Corps of Engineers, who had made his name by building the Pentagon in record time and under budget, was made overlord of the impossibly vast scientific enterprise known as the Manhattan Project. His mission: to beat the Nazis to the atomic bomb. So he turned to the nation's preeminent theoretical physicist, J. Robert Oppenheimer?the chain-smoking, martini-quaffing son of wealthy Jewish immigrants, whose background was riddled with communist associations?Groves' opposite in nearly every respect. In their three-year collaboration, the iron-willed general and the visionary scientist led a brilliant team in a secret mountaintop lab and built the fearsome weapons that ended the war but introduced the human race to unimaginable new terrors. And at the heart of this most momentous work of World War II is the story of two extraordinary men?the general and the genius
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1944-
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Kunetka, James W.
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fiction
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  • Hillgartner, Malcolm
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Military
  • Nonfiction
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The General and the Genius, James Kunetka, (electronic resource)
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online
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9781504670975
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sound
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digital recording
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FC993999-9F04-4A85-91F9-829D36058672
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Label
The General and the Genius, James Kunetka, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504670975
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
FC993999-9F04-4A85-91F9-829D36058672
System control number
  • 1069508
  • 1069508
  • 1069508
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
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not applicable
Tape width
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