The Science of War

The Science of War

Canadian Scientists and Allied Military Technology During the Second World War

eBook - 1998
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"The Second World War, with its emphasis on innovative weapons and defence technology, brought about massive changes in the role of scientists in Canada, the United States, and Great Britain. This book explains how and why Canada was able to play in the big leagues of military technology, particularly in the development of radar, RDX explosives, proximity fuses, chemical and biological warfare, and the atomic bomb. It also investigates the evolution of the Canadian national security state, which attempted to protect defence secrets both from the Axis powers and from Canada's wartime ally, the Soviet Union."--Jacket.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, Ä‚1998
ISBN: 9781442682313
1442682310
9780802059963
0802059961
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 406 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits

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