With a typed, signed letter from the author (to previous owner) laid in, in a protective plastic sleeve. 230 pp. Quarto. Hardcover. Published by Reynier Press, Naples, Fla., 1999. - The story of the development of the proximity fuze, which made US antiaircraft fire so deadly in the closing years of World War II. In the author's opinion, as important a contribution to ending the war quickly as the atomic bomb. - Book and dust jacket in As New condition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: They Never Knew What Hit Them : The Story of...
Verlag: Reynier Press, 1999
Einband: Hard Cover
Zustand: As New
Auflage: First Edition.
Buchbeschreibung Reynier Press, Naples, Florida, 1999. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. First Edition. First edition, signed on the half title page by Ralph Baldwin. Both book and jacket are in near fine condition, appearing like new and never read. Heavily illustrated, with many pictures of the fuze in action. Publishers letter laid in. 230 pages. Signed. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 025542
Buchbeschreibung Reynier Press, Naples, Florida, 1999. Cloth. Buchzustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine. First Edition. The author of this work was a physicist at the Applied Physics Lab working on the radio proximity fuze during World War II. This weapon was considered the best kept weapon secret of the war, and this book is a detailed study of the development of that weapon. The book contains maps, graphs, tables, photographs, illustrations, appendix, references, glossary, and an index. This copy is clean and solid. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 009146