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The Resource The general and the genius : Groves and Oppenheimer : the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb, James Kunetka

The general and the genius : Groves and Oppenheimer : the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb, James Kunetka

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The general and the genius : Groves and Oppenheimer : the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb
Title
The general and the genius
Title remainder
Groves and Oppenheimer : the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb
Statement of responsibility
James Kunetka
Title variation
  • Groves and Oppenheimer : the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb
  • Unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes how Leslie Richard Groves of the Army Corps of Engineers enlisted the help of theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer on a three-year collaboration that resulted in the U.S. beating the Nazis to the invention of the atomic bomb
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355.8/25119092273
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC773.A1
LC item number
K87 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The general and the genius : Groves and Oppenheimer : the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb, James Kunetka
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-464) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
July 16, 1945 : early morning -- Revolutionary developments -- General and physicist -- The extraordinary partnership -- A military necessity -- Large-scale experiments -- The Los Alamos primer -- Fortunate choices -- All possible priority -- Splendid isolation -- A necessary reorganization -- Converging roads : 1945 -- Race to the finish -- Men will see what we saw -- Primary targets -- The extraordinary working relationship -- Retrospection : 2015
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 482 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781621573388
Lccn
2015004467
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891618851
  • 849048
  • (OCoLC)ocn891618851
  • 849048
Label
The general and the genius : Groves and Oppenheimer : the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb, James Kunetka
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-464) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
July 16, 1945 : early morning -- Revolutionary developments -- General and physicist -- The extraordinary partnership -- A military necessity -- Large-scale experiments -- The Los Alamos primer -- Fortunate choices -- All possible priority -- Splendid isolation -- A necessary reorganization -- Converging roads : 1945 -- Race to the finish -- Men will see what we saw -- Primary targets -- The extraordinary working relationship -- Retrospection : 2015
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 482 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781621573388
Lccn
2015004467
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891618851
  • 849048
  • (OCoLC)ocn891618851
  • 849048

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