Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1964. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Trade paperback. xii, 259,  pages. Footnotes. Chronology. Glossary. Further Reading. Index of Proper Names. Subject Index. Preface by Sir John Cockcroft. Ink notation on rep. This is volume 254 of The Commonwealth and International Library of Science Technology Engineering and Liberal Studies. Bertrand Goldschmidt was one of the French pioneers of atomic energy. Engineer of the School of Physics and Chemistry, Doctor of Science, he worked at the Curie Laboratory from 1934 to 1940. During the Second World War he was a member of the Free French Forces, and he participated in atomic research, in particular in connection with plutonium. In the U.S.A. in 1942, and in Canada from 1943 to 1946. One of the directors of the Commissariat of Atomic Energy since it foundation, he had been responsible for chemistry starting in 1959 and became its Director of External Relations and Programs. He was also a professor at the Institute of Political Studies and a French representative at the International Agency of Atomic Energy.
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Key Porter Books Limited, 1990. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xii, 276 pages. Selected Bibliography. Index. Pencil marks and comments noted. DJ has some wear, tape replair and soiling. Jack Lawrence Granatstein, OC FRSC (born May 21, 1939) is a Canadian historian who specializes in political and military history. Granatstein served in the Canadian Army from 1956 to 1966. He then taught at York University until 1996 where he is Distinguished Research Professor of History Emeritus. He was the Chair of the Council for Canadian Security in the 21st Century. David Alexander Tetlow Stafford (born 10 March 1942) is projects director at Edinburgh University's Centre for the Study of the Two World Wars. He became director of studies (1985–86) and executive director (1986–92) at the Canadian Institute of International Affairs in Toronto. Stafford is particularly noted for his scholarly works concerning Winston Churchill and British intelligence, various aspects of the Second World War, and Twentieth Century intelligence and espionage with a focus on Britain.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 2000. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. viii, , 390 pages. Author's Note. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Ted Gup (born September 14, 1950) is a Professor for the Journalism Department in the Emerson College and a writer known for his work on government secrecy. He is the author of three books, including The Book of Honor: Covert Lives and Classified Deaths at the CIA, which told the stories of previously unnamed CIA officers killed in the line of duty. Gup has been a prolific writer regarding doomsday scenarios and facilities to provide for continuity of government and the preservation of important assets of civilization, including the Mount Weather facility, as well as intelligence issues. He was also a 1980 recipient of the George Polk award in journalism.
Place_Pub: Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2004. Reprint Edition. First Bluejacket Books Printing. Trade paperback. 219,  pages. Wraps. Reprint of the edition originally published in 1957. The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was a wartime intelligence agency of the United States during World War II, and a predecessor of the modern Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The OSS was formed as an agency of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) to coordinate espionage activities behind enemy lines for all branches of the United States Armed Forces. Other OSS functions included the use of propaganda, subversion, and post-war planning.