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12 seconds of silence : how a team of inventors, tinkerers, and spies took down a Nazi superweapon

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text 12 seconds of silence : how a team of inventors, tinkerers, and spies took down a Nazi superweapon

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Summary

"The riveting story of the American scientists, tinkerers, and nerds who solved one of the biggest puzzles of World War II--and developed one of the most powerful weapons of the war."--

Contents
Part I: Peace -- Zing-a-Zing! -- Emergency Mode -- Scientific Spies -- The Wizard -- Section Tuve -- Choice Overload -- Uncanny Days -- Peenemünde -- Don't Slow Down -- Prying Eyes -- Escalation -- Part II: War -- Ready or Not -- No Alibis -- Dr. ... Read more
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Description
xiv, 402 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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