Los Alamos:  1944-1947  (Nm)  (Images Of America)

Los Alamos: 1944-1947 (Nm) (Images Of America)

  • Publish Date: 2005-03-09
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Toni Michnovicz Gibson;Jon Michnovicz
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Forever linked with World War II and Americas entrance into the Atomic Age, Los Alamos was a small ranching community and the site of an exclusive boys school until 1943. As the Manhattan Project unfolded, Pvt. J.J. Michnoviczfirst assigned to Los Alamos as a photographer by the military but later working as a civilianrecorded the everyday spirit of the people and the events that shaped this mountain town into a home . . . and secret scientific hotbed. This comprehensive view of the social and professional world of Los Alamos is the photographic journal of a singular period, as seen through the eyes of one soldier.

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