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Author Budiansky, Stephen.
Title Blackett's war : the men who defeated the Nazi U-boats and brought science to the art of warfare / Stephen Budiansky.
Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
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 Floor2  D810.R33 B79 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxiii, 306 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-291) and index.
Summary Documents the story of a small group of scientists who applied intellectual strategies to battle techniques and revolutionized the process of waging wars, citing the contributions of future Nobel winner Patrick Blackett.
Subject Blackett, P. M. S. (Patrick Maynard Stuart), Baron Blackett, 1897-1974.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Radar.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine.
Anti-submarine warfare -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atlantic Ocean.
ISBN 9780307595966
OCLC number 829949331