The Secret History Of Rdx
The Super-Explosive That Helped Win World War Ii
Sobre o livro
Documents the journey of the super-explosive RDX from conceptualization at Woolwich Arsenal in England to mass production at Holston Ordnance Works in east Tennessee. He examines the debates between RDX advocates and their opponents and explores the use of the explosive in the bomber war over Germany, in the naval war in the Atlantic, and as a key element in the trigger device of the atomic bomb.