J. Robert Oppenheimer Signs Smyth's "Atomic Energy for Military Purposes"
Item Number: 14190
J. Robert Oppenheimer
American scientist and "Father of the Atomic Bomb" for his role in the Manhattan Project." Signed book "Atomic Energy for Military Purposes. The Official Report on the Development of the Atomic Bomb under the Auspices of the United States Government, 1940-1945." By Henry DeWolf Smyth. Written at the request of Major General L.R. Groves. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1945. 264 pages, illustrated. Original cloth and slightly worn dustjacket. Oppenheimer has written his signature "J. R. Oppenheimer" on the front flyleaf. Signatures of Oppenheimer are very uncommon on items related to the Atomic Bomb.