11 edition of The atom bomb spies found in the catalog.
|Statement||H. Montgomery Hyde.|
|LC Classifications||UB271.R9 H9 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 339 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||339|
|LC Control Number||80065998|
Bomb: The Race to Build--And Steal--The World's Most Dangerous Weapon Sheinkin, Steve. In December of , a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery: When placed next to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned 3 continents. Within just a few years, however, the U.S.S.R. had obtained—through a network of spies engaging in international espionage—blueprints of a fission-style bomb and discovered regional sources of.
Chambers, Intelligencer (Summer-Fall ), notes that the book has "an excellent epilogue that catches readers up on other actors in the book." Hyde, H. Montgomery. The Atom Bomb Spies. London: Hamish Hamilton, New York: Ballantine, This story is told better and with more reliable sourcing elsewhere. Bastard Brigade The True Story of the Renegade Scientists & Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb by Sam Kean available in Hardcover on , also read synopsis and reviews. From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group.
The Atom Spies PILAT, Oliver Subtitle/jacket summary: "A detailed study of the theft of the world's greatest military secret - packed with new information - describing how it was done - analyzing the men and the motives behind the deed.". The famous (Robert Oppenheimer) and infamous (spy Harry Gold) headline an enormous cast of characters, which also includes Norwegian resistance fighter Knut Haukelid, whose secret wartime missions prevented Hitler from acquiring an atom bomb. B&w portraits of key players appear in photo-montages that begin each of the book's four sections/5().
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Spies Who Spilled Atomic Bomb Secrets As part of the Soviet Union’s spy ring, these Americans and Britons leveraged their access to military secrets to help Russia become a nuclear power. A very interesting book which tells how the Manhattan project was infiltrated with spies, even before the manufacture of the atomic bomb had started, intent on giving the Soviet Union all the secrets of atomic bomb making without going to the expense or bother of doing it by: The Atom Bomb Spies book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(9). A very interesting book which tells how the Manhattan project The atom bomb spies book infiltrated with spies, even before the manufacture of the atomic bomb had started, intent on giving the Soviet Union all the secrets of atomic bomb making without going to the expense or bother of doing it themselves.5/5(4).
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hyde, H. Montgomery (Harford Montgomery), Atom bomb spies. London: H. Hamilton, (OCoLC) The unlikely operatives who helped thwart Hitler’s nuclear bomb the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Author: Gregg Herken.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hyde, H. Montgomery (Harford Montgomery), Atom bomb spies. New York: Ballantine Books,© Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were American citizens who were convicted of spying on behalf of the Soviet couple were accused of providing top-secret information about radar, sonar, jet propulsion engines, and valuable nuclear weapon designs; at that time the United States was the only country in the world with nuclear ted of espionage inthey were Children: Michael Meeropol, Robert Meeropol.
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The atom bomb spies by H. Montgomery Hyde,Atheneum edition, in English - 1st American by: "The Atom Bomb Spies" offers a fine example of a subject inherently so fascinating that even a rather bad book about it makes rather good reading.
The Bastard Brigade is a phenomenal book about the nuclear ambitions of Allied and Axis powers during World War IIand how Allied countries sought to prevent the Nazis from building an atomic weapon first.
The entire book is typical Sam Keanhilarious, interesting and endlessly creative. My favorite character was Moe Berg, the most unlikely of spies/5. The New Spymasters, my new book, is the product of nearly 20 years of writing about and meeting spies, ever since they emerged from the shadows of the Berlin Wall.
And while the bomb exists. Jewish Atomic Spies. I recently reread a wonderful account of the invention of thermonuclear weapons and the initial years of the cold-war, Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, by Richard Rhodes.
The book goes into the science and history of the work done at Los Alamos, but also describes the political intrigues and espionage carried out. The Uranium Bomb, code named ‘Little Boy’ that USA detonated on the Hiroshima City of Japan at A.
Japanese Standard Time, on 6 th August contained around 64 Kilograms of Uraniumand the energy level the breaking off of only a fraction of this quantity of Uranium atom into smaller atoms released, was equivalent to energy Author: Ratan Lal Basu. Soviet Atomic Bomb Project J.
Undergrad. Sci. 3: (Summer ) History of Science MICHAEL I. SCHWARTZ Introduction There was no “Russian” atomic bomb. There only was an American one, masterfully discovered by Soviet spies.”1 This claim echoes a new theme in Russia regarding the Soviet atomic bomb project that has arisen since the.
"Atomic spies" or "Atom spies" were people in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada who are thought to have illicitly given information about nuclear weapons production or design to the Soviet Union during World War II and the early Cold War.
Exactly what was given, and whether everyone on the list gave it, is still a matter of some scholarly dispute, and in some cases what.
The world’s first atomic bomb was detonated on Jin the New Mexican desert — a result of a highly secretive effort code-named the Manhattan Project, whose nerve center lay nearby. Atomic Spies, or Atomic Lies. the United States Government's program to develop the atomic bomb.
I can't speak to the credibility of the rest of this noxious book. By WILLIAM J. BROAD. tantalizing clue to the atom spies of a half-century ago centers on Santa Fe, just down the road from Los Alamos, where thousands of scientists and other experts worked on the bomb, Washington's great wartime secret, sheltered by the tall pines and deep canyons of the New Mexican wilderness.
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The Atomic Spies, first published inremains one of the best accounts of the Soviet atomic espionage rings operating in the U.S. during the s and early : Oliver Pilat. When the Soviet Union detonated its first atomic bomb inthe US was taken by complete surprise.
midth century scientific intelligence pursuits in his new book The Nuclear Spies. • Spies in the Congo: the Race for the Ore That Built the Atomic Bomb is published by Hurst. To order a copy for £25 go to or call Free UK p&p over £