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Atomic Energy for Military Purposes : The Official Report on the Development of the Atomic Bomb Under the Auspices of the United States Government
by Henry De Wolf Smyth, Philip Morrison (Designer)
Paperback - 324 pages Stanford e edition (February 1990)
Stanford Univ Pr; ISBN: 0804717222

Atoms in the Family : My Life With Enrico Fermi
by Laura Fermi
Paperback Reprint edition (March )
Univ of Chicago Pr (Trd); ISBN: 0226243672

Breakdown : How the Secret of the Atomic Bomb Was Stolen
by Richard, Ph.D. Melzer
Paperback from Sunstone Press

A Convenient Spy: Wen Ho Lee and the Politics of Nuclear Espionage
by Dan Stober, Ian Hoffman
Hardcover from Simon & Schuster

Critical Assembly : A Technical History of Los Alamos During the Oppenheimer Years, 1943-1945
by Lillian Hoddeson, Paul W. Henriksen (Editor), Roger A. Meade, Catherine L. Westfall (Editor)
Hardcover - 509 pages (May 1993)
Cambridge Univ Pr (Short); ISBN: 0521441323

Einstein's German World
by Fritz Richard Stern
Listed under German Resistance to Hitler

The Making of the Atomic Bomb
by Richard Rhodes
Paperback Reprint edition
Touchstone Books; ISBN: 0684813785

Target Hiroshima : Deak Parsons and the Creation of the Atomic Bomb
by Albert B. Christman, Al Christman
Hardcover - 305 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557501203

Dark Sun : The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb
by Richard Rhodes
Paperback Reprint edition
Touchstone Books; ISBN: 0684824140

The Atomic Bomb Suppressed : American Censorship in Occupied Japan
(Asia and the Pacific)
by Monica Braw
Hardcover - 194 pages (April )
M E Sharpe; ISBN: 0873326288

Blood and Water : Sabotaging Hitler's Bomb
Dan Kurzman
Listed under Scandinavia_WW2
 

Prompt and Utter Destruction : President Truman and the Use of Atomic Bombs Against Japan
by J. Samuel Walker
Paperback - 152 pages
Univ of North Carolina Pr; ISBN: 0807846627

Harry S. Truman and the Bomb : A Documentary History
by Robert H Ferrell (Editor)
Listed under Harry S Truman

 
Atomic Spaces : Living on the Manhattan Project
by Peter Bacon Hales
Paperback - 456 pages
Univ of Illinois Pr (Pro Ref); ISBN: 0252068319
 
Now It Can Be Told : The Story of the Manhattan Project
by Leslie R. Groves, Edward Teller (Illustrator)
Paperback (December 1983)
Da Capo Pr; ISBN: 0306801892
 
Brighter Than a Thousand Suns : A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists
by Robert Jungk, James Cleugh (Translator)
Paperback (October 1970)
Harcourt Brace; ISBN: 0156141507

The Day Man Lost Hiroshima, 6 August 1945
by Pacific War Research Society
Listed under Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The Day the Sun Rose Twice : The Story of the Trinity Site Nuclear Explosion, July 16, 1945
by Ferenc Morton Szasz
Paperback - 233 pages
University of New Mexico Press; ISBN: 082630768X

Los Alamos Beginning of an Era : 1943-1945
by Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory Public Relations Staff
Paperback (April 1986)
Los Alamos Historical Society; ISBN: 0941232077
 

The Los Alamos Primer : The First Lectures on How to Build an Atomic Bomb
by Robert Serber, Richard Rhodes (Editor)
Hardcover - 98 pages (March 1992)
Univ California Press; ISBN: 0520075765
 
Racing for the Bomb : General Leslie R. Groves, the Manhattan Project's Indispensable Man
by Robert S. Norris
Hardcover: 722 pages
Steerforth Press; ISBN: 1586420399; (April )
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The Secret Mesa : Inside Los Alamos National Laboratory
by Jo Ann Shroyer
Hardcover - 240 pages (November )
John Wiley & Sons; ISBN: 0471040630

Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II
by Jennet Conant
Listed under Inventors

Genius in the Shadows : A Biography of Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb
by William Lanouette, Bela Silard (Contributor), Jonas Salk
Paperback - 587 pages Reprint edition (November )
Univ of Chicago Pr (Trd); ISBN: 0226468887
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Enrico Fermi Physicist
by Emilio Segre
Paperback
Univ of Chicago Pr (Trd); ISBN: 0226744736

The Neutron and the Bomb : A Biography of Sir James Chadwick
by Andrew P. Brown
Hardcover
Oxford Univ Press; ISBN: 0198539924

Heisenberg and the Nazi Atomic Bomb Project : A Study in German Culture
by Paul Lawrence Rose
Hardcover - 391 pages
Univ California Press; ISBN: 0520210778
Also in Paperback

Heisenberg's War : The Secret History of the German Bomb
by Thomas Powers
Paperback - 608 pages
Da Capo Pr; ISBN: 0306810115

Hitler's Uranium Club : The Secret Recordings at Farm Hall
by Jeremy Bernstein, David Cassidy
Hardcover - 426 pages (November )
Springer Verlag; ISBN: 1563962586

Uncertainty : The Life and Science of Werner Heisenberg
by David C. Cassidy
Paperback Rpt edition
W H Freeman & Co.; ISBN: 0716725037

Physical Principles of the Quantum Theory
by Werner Heisenberg
Paperback (December 1930)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486601137

Plutonium Metallurgy at Los Alamos, 1943-1945 : Recollections of Edward F. Hammel
by Edward F. Hammel
(Paperback)

Picturing the Bomb : Photographs from the Secret World of the Manhattan Project
by Rachel Fermi, Esther Samra, Richard Rhodes, Rachel Rhodes (Illustrator)
Hardcover
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810937352
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The nuclear arms race is like two sworn enemies standing waist deep in gasoline, one with three matches, the other with five. -Carl Sagan, astronomer and writer (1934-) 
 

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