I have to say, after over 25 years experience (on and off) at Oak Ridge,NTS, Sandia, and Rocky Flat I NEVER ever heard any stories of the first A bomb from anything available at these sites.
It serves a valuable purpose in informing the rest of the world exactly what awaits them if they provoke us into launching our nukes at them.
Hiroshima by John Hersey is more about the horrors of nuclear war and less about fearing American retribution. Especially as other countries now have the ability to produce nuclear bombs.
Ollie thinks he's a nuke scholar.
It was a very limited production I later found.
Much of the stuff you buy or think you know about Manhattan is sanitized Bullshit, cleaned up so folks in the US wouldnt freak out.
The Gulliver’s Travels of the nuclear age, the Alice in Wonderland of the arms race, this mordantly funny and visionary tale of the apocalypse was a Nebula finalist. The trouble starts when George Paxton ingenuously signs an admission of complicity in starting World War III.
The effects of nuclear weapons
Author: Samuel Glasstone; United States. Defense Atomic Support Agency,
Publisher: Washington : U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1962.
Edition/Format: Print book : National government publication : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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