Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare

Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare

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The exciting history of a small group of British and American scientists who, during World War II, developed the new field of operational research to turn back the tide of German submarines—revolutionizing the way wars are waged and won.

In March 1941, after a year of unbroken and devastating U-boat onslaughts, the British War Cabinet decided to try a new strategy in the foundering naval campaign. To do so, they hired an intensely private, bohemian physicist who… (more)

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Kirkus Reviews : Blackett's War (February 20, 2013)

An engrossing work rich in insights and anecdotes.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (February 19, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 4.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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