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Manhattan Project The Untold Story of the Making of the Atomic Bomb

By: Groueff, Stephane

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1967

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 004474


The jacket has chips and small pieces missing at the spine ends. Also a 1" tear at the front gutter and a 1" tear at the back top, both repaired. The jacket is in a mylar cover. ; From the jacket: "August 6, 1945, Hiroshima went up in flames. "Little Boy" had been dropped, and the greatest industrial adventure in history had come to a clost. Over twenty years suppressed, now it can be revealed: the fantastic, secret story of how the bomb was built.... View more info

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The Seventh Cross

By: Seghers, Anna; Galston, James A. (translated From The German by)

Price: $9.66

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little Brown & Co: 1942

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003118


Seven men imprisoned in the Westhofen camp decide to attempt an escape. George Heisler, one of the escapees, is a communist; the narrative follows his travels across the countryside and to the rare citizen who is willing to take him in for a night. The other six escapees are gradually captured. The Seven Crosses refer to trees which are used for a subtle torture when the escaped prisoners are returned. A film by MGM, and starring Spencer Tracy, was produced from this boo... View more info