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Sheinkin, Steve.

Bomb : the race to build--and steal--the world's most dangerous weapon / Race to build--and steal--the world's most dangerous weapon. Steve Sheinkin. - 1st ed. - New York : Scholastic Inc., 2013, c2012. - 266 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-259) and index.

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.

9780545617499 (pbk.)


Atomic bomb--History.
World War, 1939-1945--Secret service--Soviet Union.
World War, 1939-1945--Secret service--Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945--Commando operations--Norway--Vemork.
Operation Freshman, 1942.
Atomic bomb--History.--Germany