Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 March 2014

320 Pages | 24 b/w illustrations


ISBN: 9780199687183

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Nuclear Dawn

F. E. Simon and the Race for Atomic Weapons in World War II

Kenneth D. McRae

  • Rounded biography of Sir Francis Simon
  • Includes new material not available to earlier researchers
  • Description of life in London during the Blitz
  • An insider view of British and American nuclear programmes
  • Pioneering work in comparing and evaluating five wartime competing nuclear rivals