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The bastard brigade : the true story of the ... Read More

Kean, Sam(author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780316381680
  • ISBN: 0316381683
  • Physical Description: print
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    xii, 447 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : ... Read More
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.

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In the midst of planning the Manhattan Project, a ... Read More
Subject: United States. -- War Department. -- Alsos Mission.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science
Atomic bomb -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
Nuclear physics -- Research -- Germany
Science -- Germany -- History -- 20th century

Author's Note xi
Prologue: Summer of '44 3(10)
Part I Prewar, to 1939
Chapter 1 Professor Berg
13(10)
Chapter 2 Near Misses and Big Hits
23(15)
Chapter 3 Fast and Slow
38(3)
Chapter 4 Crimea to Hollywood
41(7)
Chapter 5 Division
48(13)
Chapter 6 Spinning out of Control
61(14)
Chapter 7 Banzai Berg
75(7)
Chapter 8 On the Brink
82(9)
Part II 1940-1941
Chapter 9 The Uranium Club
91(14)
Chapter 10 Heavy Water
105(6)
Chapter 11 Phoney to Real
111(2)
Chapter 12 Mad Jack
113(7)
Chapter 13 Compromise
120(3)
Chapter 14 Harvard Highs and Lows
123(3)
Chapter 15 Maud Ray Kent
126(5)
Part III 1942
Chapter 16 Resistance
131(5)
Chapter 17 The Fire Heard `Round the World
136(5)
Chapter 18 Off to War
141(6)
Chapter 19 Brazil and Beyond
147(10)
Chapter 20 Baja Days
157(5)
Chapter 21 V-1, V-2, V-3
162(2)
Chapter 22 Letters
164(5)
Chapter 23 Operation Freshman
169(11)
Chapter 24 The Italian Navigator
180(7)
Part IV 1943
Chapter 25 Secret Messages
187(4)
Chapter 26 Operation Gunnerside
191(16)
Chapter 27 Consolations of Philosophy
207(7)
Chapter 28 "The Fun Will Start"
214(6)
Chapter 29 Seeing Red
220(6)
Chapter 30 Beautiful Peenemiinde
226(8)
Chapter 31 PT-109
234(4)
Chapter 32 Blabbermouth
238(5)
Chapter 33 Heavy Water under Fire
243(7)
Chapter 34 Alsos
250(7)
Part V 1944
Chapter 35 Busy Lizzie
257(4)
Chapter 36 Groves's Second Assault
261(3)
Chapter 37 The Ferry
264(7)
Chapter 38 Sharks
271(5)
Chapter 39 Biscay Blues
276(5)
Chapter 40 The Fat Captain
281(3)
Chapter 41 Augers &C Peppermint
284(5)
Chapter 42 Remus
289(7)
Chapter 43 Aphrodite vs. Anvil
296(8)
Chapter 44 Valkyrie
304(4)
Chapter 45 Escape and Resistance
308(4)
Chapter 46 Lightning-A
312(12)
Chapter 47 Zootsuit Black
324(8)
Chapter 48 Catching Pretty Well
332(3)
Chapter 49 "I'll Be Seeing You"
335(4)
Chapter 50 The Quisling Zoo
339(6)
Chapter 51 Healthy Rays, Healthy Teeth, Healthy Paranoia
345(6)
Chapter 52 The Deadliest Hombre
351(8)
Chapter 53 Nazi U
359(7)
Chapter 54 Uncertainty, Principles
366(11)
Part VI 1945
Chapter 55 Operation Big
377(9)
Chapter 56 The Lonely Organist
386(5)
Chapter 57 Triumph and Loss
391(7)
Chapter 58 Goimany
398(6)
Chapter 59 The Bomb Drops
404(8)
Epilogues: 1946 and Beyond 412(9)
A Thank-You and a Bonus 421(2)
Acknowledgments 423(2)
Major Characters 425(2)
Minor Characters 427(2)
Sources 429(6)
Index 435

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