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    DescriptionThe explosive, dark secrets behind America's post-WWII science programs from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51. In the chaos following WWII, some of the greatest spoils of Germany's resources were the Third Reich's scientific minds. The U.S. government secretly decided that the value of these former Nazis' knowledge outweighed their crimes and began a covert operation code-named Paperclip to allow them to work in the U.S. without the public's full knowledge. Drawing on exclusive interviews with dozens of Paperclip family members, colleagues, and interrogators, and with access to German archival documents (including papers made available to her by direct descendants of the Third Reich's ranking members), files obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, and lost dossiers discovered at the National Archives and Harvard University, Annie Jacobsen follows more than a dozen German scientists through their postwar lives and into one of the most complex, nefarious, and jealously guarded government secrets of the 20th century.


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    Title
    Operation Paperclip
    Subtitle
    The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Annie Jacobsen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 576
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 44 mm
    Weight: 660 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780316277440
    ISBN 10: 0316277444
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DFG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.4
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPG
    BIC subject category V2: JPSH
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    LC classification: D
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Libri: ENGM2000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15570
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET120
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/JUDAIC
    Abridged Dewey: 940
    BISAC V2.8: HIS022000
    Libri: USAA5012
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    Libri: DEUT2412
    B&T Approval Code: A42302566, A14204066
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB, 1DFG, 3JJPG
    DC23: 327.120973
    Thema V1.0: JPSH
    Edition statement
    International
    Illustrations note
    16 pages of b&w photos
    Publisher
    Little, Brown & Company
    Imprint name
    Little, Brown & Company
    Publication date
    25 March 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Annie Jacobsen was a contributing editor at the Los Angeles Times Magazine and is the author of the New York Times bestseller AREA 51. A graduate of Princeton University, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons.