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Doomsday Men - the Real Dr Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon

By: Smith, P. D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Penguin/ Allen Lane: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16216

ISBN: 0713998156

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is the 1st British edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.22 X 1.89 inches; 576 pages; "In this gripping narrative, Peter Smith tells the untold story of the doomsday bomb. In 1950, for the first time in history, mankind realised that he had within his grasp a truly God-like power - the ability to destroy life itself. Doomsday Men reveals the personalities behind the technologies of nuclear doomsday and shows how, in the end, the doomsday machine became the ultimate symbol of humanity's deepest fears about the sci... View more info