The Secret History of the Atom Bomb, 1939-1949
Baggott. With information from declassified material, including decoded Soviet messages and MI6's Farm Hall transcripts, this book examines the controversial rise of the Atomic Age. You'll receive a crash course in nuclear physics, meet the brilliant men who struggled with the moral repercussions of their work, and even get a 22-page timeline showing nuclear developments from 1939 to 1948 in the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain, France, and Germany. 584 pages, B&W photographs, 6"x 9", softcover.