General Account of the Development of Methods of Using Atomic Energy for Military Purposes under the Auspices of the U.S. Government, 1940-1945.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1945
Description: 8vo, original printed wrappers. London, 1945. BOUND WITH: Atomic Energy Act, 1946. 9 & 10 Geo. 6. Ch. stapled. (London, 1946.) AND WITH : U.N. Scientific & Technical Aspects of the Control of Atomic Energy. 8vo, original wrappers. Lake Succes, N.Y., 1946. AND WITH: (U.S. Gov't) Radar. A Report on Science at War. 8vo, original printed wrappers. London, 1945.
Comments: 4 works string-bound together under one modern paper wrapper. An important collection of official documents, including a reprint of the famous Smyth Report. The report on "Radar" is especially interesting today for containing a sketch of the early history of radar and of wartime radar development in the U.S. The list of authors who collaborated in its preparation includes Frederic Jolliot-Curie of France, Sir George Paget Thomson of the United Kingdom, J. Robert Oppenheimer of the United States among other leading scientists.Binding: paperback
Book ID: 60463