Picturing the Bomb

Picturing the Bomb

Photographs From the Secret World of the Manhattan Project

Book - 1995
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Presents images that reflect the US Government's effort to build the world's first atomic device. The book contains photographs of farmland and desert scrub hastily transformed into cities to manufacture the bomb's fuel, as well as portraits, snapshots and ID badges.
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 1995
ISBN: 9780810937352
Branch Call Number: 623.451 Fe
Description: 232 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Samra, Esther
Rhodes, Richard 1937-


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Published to coincide with the Manhattan Project's 50th anniversary, Picturing the Bomb presents compelling images--most never seen by the public before--that offer a fresh look at the U.S. government's effort to build the world's first atomic device.

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