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Citizen Kurchatov: Stalin's Bomb Maker


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Race for the Superbomb
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Nuclear Weapons After Stalin's Death
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These books were immensely helpful in writing this Web site. If you are interested in a more detailed account of the Soviet bomb project and the Cold War, these books are excellent references.

Stalin and the Bomb
David Holloway (interviewed in the documentary)
Yale University Press, 1994

Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb
Richard Rhodes (also interviewed in the documentary)
Touchstone, 1995

Inside the Kremlin's Cold War: From Stalin to Khrushchev
Vladislav Zubok and Constantine Pleshkov
Harvard University Press, 1996



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