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

Jacobsen, Annie. (Author).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 940.5486 J17o 2014 (Text) 33126019501430 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch 940.5486 J17o 2014 (Text) 33126019501380 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 940.5486 J17o 2014 (Text) 33126019501448 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316221047 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 031622104X (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 575 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-560) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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?
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Technology.
Brain drain > Germany > History > 20th century.
Scientists > Recruiting > Germany > History > 20th century.
Scientists > Recruiting > United States > History > 20th century.
Physicians > Recruiting > Germany > History > 20th century.
Nazis > History > 20th century.
War criminals > Germany > History > 20th century.
Intelligence service > United States > History > 20th century.
Military research > History > 20th century.
German Americans > History > 20th century.

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