Red cloud at dawn: Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
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2009.
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1st ed.
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English
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With the use of newly opened archives, "Red Cloud at Dawn" focuses on the extraordinary story of First Lightning--the first Soviet test bomb detonated in 1949--to provide a fresh understanding of the origins of the nuclear arms race, as well as the all-too-urgent problem of proliferation.
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9780374256821
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subject_facet Arms race -- History -- 20th century, History / General, Nuclear weapons -- History -- 20th century, Science / General, Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1991, Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States, Stalin, Joseph, -- 1879-1953, Truman, Harry S., -- 1884-1972, United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953, United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union, World politics -- 1945-1955
title_display Red cloud at dawn : Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly
title_full Red cloud at dawn : Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly / Michael D. Gordin
title_short Red cloud at dawn :
title_sub Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly
topic_facet Arms race, Foreign relations, History, Nuclear weapons, Stalin, Joseph, Truman, Harry S, World politics