Bloody Violent History

Nazis and Nukes

Episode Summary

'Now I am become death, the destroyer of worlds'

Episode Notes

We take the existence of the atomic bomb for granted, accept that America was always going to get there first.  However during World War Two, that was not a given.  German science started way ahead.  Yet Germany never brought its research out of the lab, never capitalised on its initial technological superiority.

So it Goes

Tom Assheton & James Jackson


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Readings by David Hartley:

Despatch on War Operations by Sir Arthur Harris

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