Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon

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9781596434875
9780804122214
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Full title bomb the race to build and steal the worlds most dangerous weapon
Author sheinkin steve
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display_description In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery: When placed next to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned 3 continents. In Great Britain and the United States, Soviet spies worked their way into the scientific community; in Norway, a commando force slipped behind enemy lines to attack German heavy-water manufacturing; and deep in the desert, one brilliant group of scientists was hidden away at a remote site at Los Alamos. This is the story of the plotting, the risk-taking, the deceit, and genius that created the world's most formidable weapon. This is the story of the atomic bomb.

Bomb
is a 2013 Newbery Honor, winner of the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction, Winner of the Robert F. Sibert Medal, and a National Book Awards finalist for Young People's Literature.
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subject_facet Atomic bomb -- Germany -- History, Atomic bomb -- History, Operation Freshman, 1942, World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- Norway -- Vemork, World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain, World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Soviet Union
title_display Bomb : the race to build-- and steal-- the world's most dangerous weapon
title_full Bomb : the race to build-- and steal-- the world's most dangerous weapon / Steve Sheinkin, Bomb The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
title_short Bomb :
title_sub The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
topic_facet Atomic bomb, Commando operations, History, Operation Freshman, 1942, Secret service, World War, 1939-1945, Young Adult Nonfiction