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Us Nuclear Weapons the Secret History
USA: Crown. Hardcover. 0517567407 232 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and some colour plates. "This encyclopedic work presents for the first time historical and technical data for every nuclear warhead built by the U.S. since 1945. The most comprehensive technical history ever written about the postwar development of American nuclear weapons, this book includes explantions of fission and fusion weapon physics; significant postwar technological advancements in atomic warheads; and commonly-used warhead arming and fuzing equipment and techniques." - from dust jacket. "Extensive footnotes in each chapter cite specific sources for many of the points discussed" - from Preface. Book clean and bright with very light wear. Prior owner's signature atop front free endpaper and reverse of back free endpaper. Handsome dust jacket, now preserved in archival-grade Brodart, bears three fine scratches to front panel and a short closed tear to bottom of back panel. A high quality copy. . Fine. 1988. First Edition.
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