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Atomic Energy for Military Purposes

Atomic Energy for Military Purposes

By Henry De Wolf Smyth

Princeton University Press, 1945, 264 pp.

This is a commercial edition of the official report concerning the development of the atomic bomb made originally at the time the two bombs were dropped on Japan. Though hardly written in a popular vein, this report should be comprehensible to those with a basic knowledge of physics and chemistry.