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The Resource Operation Paperclip : the secret intelligence program that brought Nazi scientists to America, Annie Jacobsen

Operation Paperclip : the secret intelligence program that brought Nazi scientists to America, Annie Jacobsen

Label
Operation Paperclip : the secret intelligence program that brought Nazi scientists to America
Title
Operation Paperclip
Title remainder
the secret intelligence program that brought Nazi scientists to America
Statement of responsibility
Annie Jacobsen
Title variation
  • Secret intelligence program that brought Nazi scientists to America
  • Operation paper clip
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Details how the U.S. government embarked on a covert operation to recruit and employ Nazi scientists in the years following World War II in an effort to prevent their knowledge and expertise from falling into the hands of the Soviet Union
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Jacobsen, Annie
Dewey number
940.54/867308850943
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Scientists
  • Scientists
  • Scientists
  • Physicians
  • Nazis
  • War criminals
  • Intelligence service
  • Military research
  • Brain drain
  • German Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Operation Paperclip : the secret intelligence program that brought Nazi scientists to America, Annie Jacobsen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The war and the weapons -- Destruction -- The hunters and the hunted -- Liberation -- The captured and their interrogators -- Harnessing the chariot of destruction -- Hitler's doctors -- Black, white and gray -- Hitler's chemists -- Hired or hanged -- The ticking clock -- Total war of apocalyptic proportions -- Science at any price -- Strange judgment -- Chemical menace -- Headless monster -- Hall of mirrors -- Downfall -- Truth serum -- In the dark shadows -- Limelight -- Legacy -- What lasts?
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xii, 575 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316221047
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013028255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, photographs
Label
Operation Paperclip : the secret intelligence program that brought Nazi scientists to America, Annie Jacobsen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The war and the weapons -- Destruction -- The hunters and the hunted -- Liberation -- The captured and their interrogators -- Harnessing the chariot of destruction -- Hitler's doctors -- Black, white and gray -- Hitler's chemists -- Hired or hanged -- The ticking clock -- Total war of apocalyptic proportions -- Science at any price -- Strange judgment -- Chemical menace -- Headless monster -- Hall of mirrors -- Downfall -- Truth serum -- In the dark shadows -- Limelight -- Legacy -- What lasts?
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xii, 575 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316221047
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013028255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, photographs

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