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. hardcover. 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. very good.

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.

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