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Introduction Part I. Lightning War: Nuclear fission The German nuclear power project Moderators, isotope separation, and uranium machines Nuclear power and lightning war Part II. The War Slows Down: The end of the lightning war Nuclear power conferences National Socialism and German physics Progress and infighting Part III. The War Comes Home: Wonder weapons Uranium machines in Berlin-gottow Greater Germany and cultural imperialism Death from above and betrayal from within Part IV. The War is Lost: Evacuation and self-preservation The heavy water dries up Harteck's circle, centrifuges, and special experiments Uranium machines and rock cellars Part V. The German Achievement in the American Shadow: The Alsos MIssion Farm Hall The Smyth Report Part VI. The Legacy of German National Socialism: The occupation of Germany Nazification and denazification The Goudsmit/Heisenberg controversy Part VII. The Myth of the German Atomic Bomb: Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index.