Jones, Vincent C., 1915-

Manhattan, the Army and the atomic bomb / by Vincent C. Jones. - Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1985. - xx, 660 p., [4] folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 26 cm. - United States Army in World War II. Special studies . - United States Army in World War II. Special studies. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [611]-626) and index.

The army and the atomic energy program, 1939-1942 -- Establishing the Manhattan district -- First steps for weapon development -- General Groves takes command -- Organizing for production -- The electromagnetic process -- The gaseous diffusion process -- The liquid thermal diffusion process -- The pile process -- Anglo-American collaboration -- Security -- Foreign intelligence operations -- The raw materials program -- The feed materials program -- Land acquisition -- Manpower procurement -- Manpower conservation -- Electric power -- Communications and transportation -- Health and safety -- The atomic communities in Tennessee -- The atomic communities in Washington state -- The atomic communities in New Mexico -- The Los Alamos weapon program -- Weapon development and testing -- The atomic bombing of Japan -- The atomic age and its problems -- The army and the atomic energy program, 1945-1947.

The role of the War Department, Manhattan District, and other Army agencies and individuals from 1939 through World War II in developing and employing the atomic bomb.

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