The Hunt for German Scientists 1944-60 by Bar-Zohar Michel

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Arthur Barker Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket [now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve]. A Number neatly inked to upper corner of front free end paper. First published in Franceunder the title La Chasse aux Savants Allemands [1955-1960]. A nice copy. 207 pages The full story of what really happened to German scientists after WW2 - the scientists who had built Hitler's wunder-waffen for him. The question that concerned the Allies in the latter part of WW2 was whether these wonder weapons were atomic bombs. Were the Germans ahead in the race to produce the ultimate weapon? Although the book deals mostly with events after WW2 it also describes the attempts by the Allies to seek out and destroy the German scientific establishments.