Category Archives: Atomic Bomb

Churchill’s Bomb

Title:                      Churchill’s Bomb Author:                 Graham Farmelo Farmelo, Graham (2013). Churchill’s Bomb: How The United States Overtook Britain in The First Nuclear Arms Race. New York: Basic Books LCCN:    2013940827 UA647 .F28 2013 Subjects Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965–Military leadership. Cherwell, Frederick … Continue reading

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ALSOS

Title:                      ALSOS Author:                 Samuel A. Goudsmit Goudsmit, Samuel A. (1947). ALSOS. New York: Henry Schuman LCCN:    47011609 D810.S2 G6 1947 Subjects United States. War Department. Alsos Mission. Atomic bomb. Nuclear physics. Science–Germany–History. Notes Published in Britain with the title, … Continue reading

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The ALSOS Mission

Title:                      The ALSOS Mission Author:                 Boris T. Pash Pash, Boris T. (1969). The ALSOS Mission. New York: Award House LCCN:    70104782 D810.S2 P28 Subjects United States. War Department. Alsos Mission. Atomic bomb. Date Updated:  May 3, 2016 Reviewed by … Continue reading

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Heisenberg’s War

Title:                      Heisenberg’s War Author:                 Thomas Powers Powers, Thomas (1993). Heisenberg’s War: The Secret History of the German Bomb. New Hork: Knopf LOC:       92014910 QC16.H35 P69 1993 Date Posted:      April 25, 2014 Reviewed by Eliot A. Cohen[1] Powers, an experienced … Continue reading

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Hitlers Bombe

Title:                      Hitlers Bombe Author:                  Rainer Karlsch. Karlsch, Rainer (2005). Hitlers Bombe: Die geheime Geschichte der deutschen Kernwaffenversuche. Munich: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt LOC:       2005433177 QC773.3.G3 K37 2005 Date Posted:      February 12, 2014 The book is based on amazing new German as … Continue reading

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Oppenheimer

Title:                      Oppenheimer                                            Author:                  Haakon Chevalier Chevalier, Haakon (1965). Oppenheimer: The Story of a Friendship. George Braziller, Inc. LOC:       65023175 QC16.O62 C5 Date Posted:      March 5, 2013 After I’ve read and studied Oppenheimer, and his times, it seems to me … Continue reading

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The Pontecorvo Affair

Title:                      The Pontecorvo Affair Author:                  Simone Turchetti Turchetti, Simone (2012). The Pontecorvo Affair: A Cold War Defection And Nuclear Physics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press LOC:       2011019135 QC774.P66 T8713 2012 Date Posted:      February 15, 2013 “A Cold War Puzzle … Continue reading

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