Nazi Science: Myth, Truth,and the German Atomic Bomb / Edition 1

Nazi Science: Myth, Truth,and the German Atomic Bomb / Edition 1

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by Mark Walker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0738205850

ISBN-13: 9780738205854

Pub. Date: 08/07/2001

Publisher: Basic Books


In this book, Mark Walker - a historical scholar of Nazi science - brings to light the overwhelming impact of Hitler's regime on science and, ultimately, on the pursuit of the German atomic bomb. Walker meticulously draws on hundreds of original documents to examine the role of German scientists in the rise and fall of the Third Reich. He investigates whether most

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In this book, Mark Walker - a historical scholar of Nazi science - brings to light the overwhelming impact of Hitler's regime on science and, ultimately, on the pursuit of the German atomic bomb. Walker meticulously draws on hundreds of original documents to examine the role of German scientists in the rise and fall of the Third Reich. He investigates whether most German scientists during Hitler's regime enthusiastically embraced the tenets of National Socialism or cooperated in a Faustian pact for financial support, which contributed to National Socialism's running rampant and culminated in the rape of Europe and the genocide of millions of Jews. This work unravels the myths and controversies surrounding Hitler's atomic bomb project. It provides a look at what surprisingly turned out to be an Achilles' heel for Hitler - the misuse of science and scientists in the service of the Third Reich.|In this highly significant book, Mark Walker-a historical scholar of Nazi science-brings to light the overwhelming impact of Hitler's regime on science and, ultimately, on the pursuit of the German atomic bomb. Walker meticulously draws on hundreds of original documents to examine the role of German scientist in the rise and fall of the Third Reich.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738205854
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
08/07/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
334
Sales rank:
972,519
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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Nazi Science: Myth, Truth,and the German Atomic Bomb 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Any one who loves both scine and history will love this book it show's you about he nazi gruop atom bomb 5x deadlyer than the one we droped on japan (agust6-9,1945) killing 300,000+
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think this book was based from the call of duty nazi zombie trilogy
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gets brainwashed