A General Account of the Development of Methods of Using Atomic Energy for Military Purposes under the Auspices of the United States Government, 1940-1945.

1945. Pamphlet. Second printing. Very good staple-bound pamphlet in brown wrapper. Some wear and rubbing along the edges of the covers with a bit of scuffing also. Small tear on heel of the spine of cover. Erased penciled numbers on front cover. Page edges are lightly browned along edges. Penciled in lines and notes on rear free endpaper. 182 pages with 5 appendices (1. Methods of observing fast particles from nuclear reactions, 2. the units of mass, charge and energy, 3. Delayed neutrons from Uraniun fission, 4. The first self-sustaining chain-reacting pile, 5. Sample list of reports). Has sections on metallurgical project at Chicago, Plutonium production problem in February 1943, Plutonium problem January 1943-June 1945, discussions of separation of isotopes, diffusion separation, electromagnetic separation. Very Good. Item #9964

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