The Resource 12 seconds of silence : how a team of inventors, tinkerers, and spies took down a Nazi superweapon, Jamie Holmes

12 seconds of silence : how a team of inventors, tinkerers, and spies took down a Nazi superweapon, Jamie Holmes

Label
12 seconds of silence : how a team of inventors, tinkerers, and spies took down a Nazi superweapon
Title
12 seconds of silence
Title remainder
how a team of inventors, tinkerers, and spies took down a Nazi superweapon
Statement of responsibility
Jamie Holmes
Title variation
Twelve seconds of silence
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The riveting story of the American scientists, tinkerers, and nerds who solved one of the biggest puzzles of World War II-and developed one of the most powerful weapons of the war."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holmes, Jamie
Dewey number
623.4/542
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
UF780
LC item number
.H65 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Proximity fuzes
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military weapons
  • Weapons industry
  • United States
  • Johns Hopkins University
Target audience
adult
Label
12 seconds of silence : how a team of inventors, tinkerers, and spies took down a Nazi superweapon, Jamie Holmes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Peace -- Zing-a-Zing -- Emergency Mode -- Scientific Spies -- The Wizard -- Section Tuve -- Choice Overload -- Uncanny Days -- Peenemünde -- Don't Slow Down -- Prying Eyes -- Escalation -- Part II: War -- Ready or Not -- No Alibis -- Dr. Jones's Raid -- The Garage -- Three Runs, Three Hits -- Into the Fleet -- New Tricks -- Cherry Stone -- A London Fuse -- AMNIARIX -- Part III: Victory -- Ski Shapes -- Ranch Country -- Chemical Boys -- Things Carried -- Wachtel is Hiding -- A Comet Gone Wrong -- "Turkey Shoot" -- Ack Ack Girls -- A Cold Winter -- Tug of War -- Downtime
Control code
on1105148055
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 402 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781328460127
Lccn
2019045690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1105148055
Label
12 seconds of silence : how a team of inventors, tinkerers, and spies took down a Nazi superweapon, Jamie Holmes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Peace -- Zing-a-Zing -- Emergency Mode -- Scientific Spies -- The Wizard -- Section Tuve -- Choice Overload -- Uncanny Days -- Peenemünde -- Don't Slow Down -- Prying Eyes -- Escalation -- Part II: War -- Ready or Not -- No Alibis -- Dr. Jones's Raid -- The Garage -- Three Runs, Three Hits -- Into the Fleet -- New Tricks -- Cherry Stone -- A London Fuse -- AMNIARIX -- Part III: Victory -- Ski Shapes -- Ranch Country -- Chemical Boys -- Things Carried -- Wachtel is Hiding -- A Comet Gone Wrong -- "Turkey Shoot" -- Ack Ack Girls -- A Cold Winter -- Tug of War -- Downtime
Control code
on1105148055
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 402 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781328460127
Lccn
2019045690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1105148055

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