Lynda's Reviews > Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II

Tuxedo Park by Jennet Conant
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May 28, 2012

it was ok
Read from May 21 to 27, 2012

While this book contained many fascinating real life characters, there was so much detail regarding the development of the radar and the atomic bomb that they lost me several times along. I think the lay person might need to skip ahead at points although this book was very necessary as I did not realize the importance the radar had in winning WWII for the Allies. The world might be a very different place without Alfred Loomis and his sponsored scientists.

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