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  1. A General Account of the Development of Using Atomic Energy for Military Purposes Under the Auspices of the United States Government 19401945.

    A General Account of the Development of Using Atomic Energy for Military Purposes Under the Auspices of the United States Government 19401945.

    Written at the request of Major General L. R. Groves United States Army. Publication authorized as of August 1945.
    The lithoprint edition, the earliest obtainable edition of the Smyth Report, with the ownership inscription and ink stamps of the Manhattan Project's principal metallurgist Frank Foote (1906-1998), a member of the Physics Group headed by Enrico Fermi and one of the Project's leading scientists, "renowned for his contribution to the Manhattan Project and to nuclear metallurgy generally" (Cahn, The Coming of Materials Science, p. Learn More
    £3,000

    Date of Publication: 1945

    Published: Washington DC

    Stock Code: 83329

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