The Corps of Engineers

The Corps of Engineers : Construction in the United States (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Corps of Engineers: Construction in the United States In World War II the Corps of Engineers superintended the largest con struction program in the nation's history, providing the home base for a United States Army that grew to more than eight million men and women. The Corps-related construction work included development of the facilities for making atomic bombs. In telling the story of these herculean efforts the authors set unprecedented standards: no detailed and scholarly history on the subject of construction has ever before been undertaken in this country. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 776 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 39mm | 1,021g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243184972
  • 9780243184972