THE EFFECTS OF ATOMIC WEAPONS. PREPARED FOR AND IN COOPERATION WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND THE U.S. ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE LOS ALAMOS SCIENTIFIC LABORATORY | LOS ALAMOS, NEW MEXICO. JUNE 1950.

Washington: [1950]. Original printed wrappers. x, 456 pp. Photo illustrations, graphs, and charts. Light shelf wear, Very Good.

The Civil Defense Office "commends this publication as a source of scientific information for technical personnel engaged in civil defense planning activities. Its detailed description of the physical phenomena associated with atomic explosions provides certain basic data helpful in the preparation of practical plans for atomic warfare defense." The book treats the "principles of an atomic explosion," its physical damage, radiation and incendiary effects, decontamination, radiation sickness, genetic effects of radiation, protection of personnel.
OCLC locates four copies as of January 2017, under two accession numbers. Item #33461

Price: $250.00

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