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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A Washington Post Notable Book

In March 1941, after a year of devastating U-boat attacks, the British War Cabinet turned to an intensely private, bohemian physicist named Patrick Blackett to turn the tide of the naval campaign. Though he is little remembered today, Blackett did as much as anyone to defeat Nazi Germany, by revolutionizing the Allied anti-submarine effort through the disciplined, systematic implementation of simple mathematics and probability theory.… (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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