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Leslie R. Groves.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

Leslie R. Groves.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Private bills,
  • Bills, Private -- United States,
  • United States -- Claims

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLeslie R. Groves, Jr., to accept medal from Nicaragua
    SeriesH.rp.1227
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16167356M

    Now It Can Be Told by Leslie R. Groves available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. "General Leslie Groves and J. Robert Oppenheimer were the two men chiefly responsible for the. Racing for the bomb: the true story of General Leslie R. Groves, the man behind the birth of the Atomic age by Robert S Norris (Book) Nobody's fool ; Fat man & little boy by Paramount Pictures Corporation () (Visual).

      In October , Leslie R. Groves, the chief of the wartime effort to build an atomic bomb, met in Chicago with several project scientists, including the mercurial Leo Szilard. Leslie R. Groves. AKA Leslie Richard Groves. Director of the Manhattan Project. Birthplace: Albany, NY ause of death: Heart Failure Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery,. Military service: US Army (, retired as Lt. General) Wife: Grace Hulbert Wilson (m. , until his death, d. ) University: University of Washington ( Born:

    A measured but essentially sympathetic appraisal of the nearly forgotten taskmaster who so ably directed WW II's Manhattan Project. In addition to archival sources, Lawren had access to Groves' private papers, which include an evident wealth of material not in his autobiography; he also had the cooperation of family members and associates who worked on the first atomic bombs.   [We would like to thank Robert S. Norris, author of the definitive biography of General Leslie R. Groves,  Racing for the Bomb: General Leslie R. Groves, the Manhattan Project's Indispensable Man, for taking the time to read over these transcripts for misspellings and other errors.].


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¨This excellent book is the story of the Manhattan Project written by the man who was in charge. General Groves gives an in depth and very interesting account of how he got involved with the project, how they managed to achieve this scientific breakthrough and Cited by:   Racing for the Bomb: General Leslie R.

Groves, the Manhattan Project's Indispensable Man Paperback – March 1, byCited by:   Lieutenant General Leslie Richard Groves, Jr. () was a United States Army Corps of Engineers officer who oversaw the construction of the Pentagon and directed the Manhattan Project, a top secret research project that developed the atomic bomb during World War : Hachette Books.

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Racing for the Bomb: The True Story of General Leslie R. Groves, the Man behind the Birth of the Atomic Age Paperback – Octo by Robert S. Norris (Author)/5(10). This book is more of a biography of General Leslie R.

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General Leslie Groves and J. Robert Oppenheimer were the two men chiefly responsible for the building of the first atomic bomb at Los Alamos, code name "The Manhattan Project." As the ranking military officer in charge of marshalling men and material for what was to be the most ambitious, expensive engineering feat in history, it was General.

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Robert Oppenheimer were the two men chiefly responsible for the building of the first atomic bomb at Los Alamos, code name ""The Manhattan Project."". All Book Search results » About the author () Leslie Groves is a social anthropologist and independent social development consultant who works with a variety of NGOs and donors.4/5(1).

General Leslie Groves and J. Robert Oppenheimer were the two men chiefly responsible for the building of the first atomic bomb at Los Alamos, code name "The Manhattan Project." As the ranking military officer in charge of marshalling men and material for what was to be the most ambitious, expensive engineering feat in history, it was General Groves who hired Oppenheimer (with knowledge of his 4/5(1).

COLONEL LESLIE R. GROVES was a career officer in the Army Corps of Engineers, fresh from overseeing hundreds of military construction projects, including the Pentagon, when he was given the job in September of building the atomic bomb.

In this full-scale biography Norris places Groves at the center of the amazing Manhattan Project contributes much in the way of new. General Leslie Groves and J.

Robert Oppenheimer were the two men chiefly responsible for the building of the first atomic bomb at Los Alamos, code name "The Manhattan Project." As the ranking military officer in charge of marshalling men and material for what was to be the most ambitious, expensive engineering feat in history, it was General Groves who hired Oppenheimer (with 4/5(1).

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Lieutenant General Leslie Richard Groves Jr. (17 August – 13 July ) was a United States Army Corps of Engineers officer who oversaw the construction of the Pentagon and directed the Manhattan Project, a top secret research project that developed the atomic bomb during World War II.

The son of a U.S. Army chaplain, Groves lived at various Army posts during his s/wars: World War I, Occupation of Nicaragua. In SeptemberColonel Leslie R. Groves was given the job of building the atomic bomb.

As a career officer in the Army Corps of Engineers, Groves had overseen hundreds of military construction projects, including the ed on: Octo   In SeptemberColonel Leslie R.

Groves was given the job of building the atomic bomb. As a career officer in the Army Corps of Engineers, Groves had overseen hundreds of military construction projects, including the Pentagon.

Until now, scientists have received the credit for the Manhattan Project’s remarkable : Skyhorse Publishing. Leslie R. Groves has appeared in the following books: Manhattan Project: The Birth of the Atomic Bomb in the Words of Its Creators, Eyewitnesses and Hist.

Leslie R. Groves and physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer and was given the code name Project Y. One bomb, using plutonium, was successfully tested on Jat a site km ( miles) south of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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