NOW IT CAN BE TOLD by Gen. Leslie R. Groves

NOW IT CAN BE TOLD

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This is the story of the Manhattan Project to build the atom bomb -- told succinctly and well by the Army engineer who handled the overall construction aspects of that tremendous job. Through the General's story, the famous atomic scientists -- Oppenheimer and Fermi appear frequently in their key roles of developing the bomb. The story does not end with Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The post-war Bikini tests, the formation of the Atomic Energy Committee and the effects of politics and industry and of nuclear energy are also included. A vital historical work for a young audience with an avid interest in recent history.

Pub Date: Feb. 28th, 1962
ISBN: 0306801892
Publisher: Harper