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Sheinkin, Steve
Bomb : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon / Steve Sheinkin
Alternate Title Race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon
New York : Roaring Brook Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jUF.Shei5B6 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Atomic bomb -- History -- Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Soviet Union -- Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- Norway -- Vemork -- Juvenile literature
Operation Freshman, 1942 -- Juvenile literature
Atomic bomb -- Germany -- History -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-259) and index
Contents Three-way race -- Chain reactions -- How to build an atomic bomb -- Final assembly
Summary Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos

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