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Online Sources: Atomic Bomb - WWII
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The Atomic Cafe by
Call Number: D843 .A796 2002
"A compilation of archival film clips beginning with the first atomic bomb detonation in the New Mexico desert. The footage, much of it produced as government propaganda, follows the story of the bomb through the two atomic attacks on Japan that ended World War II to the bomb's central role in the cold war. Shown along with the famous 'duck and cover' Civil Defense films are lesser-known clips..."--Amazon.com.
Atomic Energy for Military Purposes by
Call Number: QC173.S667 A8
The Official Report on the Dvelopment of the Atomic Bomb under the auspices of the United States Government, 1940-1945
"This book is a republication, with the modifications detailed in the author's preface, of the official report issued by the Manhattan district, U.S. Corps of engineers (the name given by the War department to the Atomic bomb project)"
The Effects of Atomic Weapons by
Call Number: UF767 .U594 1950
Prepared for and in cooperation with the U. S. Dept. of Defense and the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission.
The Henry Lewis Stimson Diaries ... by
Call Number: E748.S883 A3 (Microfilm)
Reel 1909-1928-Reel 2 1928-1930-Reel 3 1930-1931-Reel 4 1931-1932-Reel 5 1932-1938- Reel 6 1939-1941-Reel 7 1941-1942-Reel 8.1942-1944-Reel 9 1944-1945 Reel 10 Indexes
In Case Atom Bombs Fall by
Call Number: Online - Ebook Central
: An Anthology of Governmental Explanations, Instructions and Warnings from the 1940s to the 1960s
The Manhattan Project: A Secret Wartime Mission by
Call Number: QC773.A1 M36 1995
Compelling firsthand accounts from the inventors of the first atomic bomb describe the Manhattan Project. Additional accounts from scientists, reporters, and soldiers, among other primary sources, describe the development of the bomb and the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Selections include those from Einstein, Oppenheimer, Groves, Tibbets, William Laurence, John Hersey, and Enrico and Laura Fermi.
The Physicists by
Call Number: QC7.S674 P5
"This personal account portrays the scientists, ideas, and politics involved in the first 50 years of particle physics. Snow, a famous physicist, writes primarily from memory about his experiences and relationships with many of the field’s founding fathers, including Einstein, Rutherford, Oppenheimer, and Fermi. He also provides an entire chapter on Niels Bohr... and his feelings on the dropping of the atomic bombs over Japan. "
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues
The Plutonium Story by
Call Number: QC773.3.U5 S424 1994
The Journals of Professor Glenn T. Seaborg, 1939-1946
Edited and annotated by Ronald L. Kathren, Jerry B. Gough, Gary T. Benefiel.
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