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Operation Paperclip : the secret intelligence program that brought Nazi scientists to America / Annie Jacobsen.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: D810.S2 J43 2014

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    Summary
    Details how the U.S. government embarked on a covert operation to recruit and employ Nazi scientists in the years following World War II in an effort to prevent their knowledge and expertise from falling into the hands of the Soviet Union.
    Variant Title
    Operation Paper Clip : the secret intelligence program that brought Nazi scientists to America
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Jacobsen, Annie.
    Published
    New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014
    Locale
    Germany
    United States
    Edition
    First edition
    Contents
    The war and the weapons
    Destruction
    The hunters and the hunted
    Liberation
    The captured and their interrogators
    Harnessing the chariot of destruction
    Hitler's doctors
    Black, white and gray
    Hitler's chemists
    Hired or hanged
    The ticking clock
    Total war of apocalyptic proportions
    Science at any price
    Strange judgment
    Chemical menace
    Headless monster
    Hall of mirrors
    Downfall
    Truth serum
    In the dark shadows
    Limelight
    Legacy
    What lasts?
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-560) and index.
    The war and the weapons -- Destruction -- The hunters and the hunted -- Liberation -- The captured and their interrogators -- Harnessing the chariot of destruction -- Hitler's doctors -- Black, white and gray -- Hitler's chemists -- Hired or hanged -- The ticking clock -- Total war of apocalyptic proportions -- Science at any price -- Strange judgment -- Chemical menace -- Headless monster -- Hall of mirrors -- Downfall -- Truth serum -- In the dark shadows -- Limelight -- Legacy -- What lasts?

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9780316221047
    031622104X
    Physical Description
    xii, 575 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, 25 cm

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