The Effect of Science on the Second World War

The Effect of Science on the Second World War

by Guy Hartcup



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333670613
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

About the Author

Guy Hartcup is a retired historian living in London and the author of many books.

Table of Contents

Organization of Science for War
• Radar: Defense and Offense
• Diverse Applications of Radio and Radar
• Acoustic and Underwater Warfare
• The Acquisition of Signals Intelligence
• Birth of a New Science: Operational Research
• The Transformation of Military Medicine
• Unacceptable Weapons: Gas and Bacteria
• Premature Weapons: The Rocket and the Jet
• The Ultimate Weapon: The Atomic Bomb

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