Publisher description for German national socialism and the quest for nuclear power, 1939-1949 / Mark Walker.


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Counter This a paperback edition of Professor Walker's full-scale examination of the German efforts to harness the economic, military and political power of nuclear fission between 1939 and 1949. The book explains clearly, in terms that the non-specialist can understand, what was involved in the Germans' quest, and in what ways the German scientists succeeded or failed in the development of 'the bomb'.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Nuclear energy Germany History, Nuclear engineering Germany History, National socialism