Atomic Energy: A General Account of the Development of Methods of Using Atomic Energy for Military Purposes under the Auspices of the United States Government.

London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office.

144 pages. 8vo, original printed wrappers (yellowed and slightly edgeworn; neatly rebacked in green cloth). London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1945. A very good copy of the English edition.

First Official Edition written at the request of General L.R. Groves and published only six days after Hiroshima. The "Smyth Report" contains a remarkably full and candid account of the development work carried on by the "Manhattan Project". It was preceded by a preliminary mimeographed version prepared for press use. PMM 422.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Language: English

Price: $47.50

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