Title: Scientists Against Time
Publisher: Atlantic Little, Brown, Boston, MA
Publication Date: 1946
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Book Type: Ex-Library
473pp/illus. Story of the development of weapons of war and also the story of an advance in the whole complex of human relations in a free society. Contents include: PART ONE: The Race for Superiority in New Weapons in the Second World War [WWII]: Organization Saves Time; Science and Strategy; The Seesaw of Submarine Warfare; Naval Warfare on and above the Surface; Amphibious Warfare; Air Warfare; Land Warfare PART TWO: New Weapons and Devices The Scientific Front Expands; Radar and Loran; Radar Countermeasures; Contributions to Subsurface Warfare; New Devices for Air Warfare; Rockets; Fire Control; Proximity Fuzes; Dukw and Weasel PART THREE: Chemistry and the War; New Explosives and Propellants; Why Not Gas?; Smoke, Incendiaries and Flame Throwers PART FOUR: Military Medicine; Antimalarials; Blood and Blood Substitutes; Penicillin; Insecticides and Rodenticides; Aviation Medicine PART FIVE: Men and Machines; Selection and Training; Operations Research and Field Service PART SIX: The Atomic Bomb; Research to May 1, 1943; The Triumph of the Manhattan District. Many b/w illustrations. Usual markings. Spine has split on left side. Bookseller Inventory # 007270
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