Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street tycoon and the secret palace of science that changed the course of World War II.
by Jennet Conant
"In the fall of 1940, as German bombers flew over London and with America not yet at war, a small team of British scientists on orders from Winston Churchill carried out a daring transatlantic mission. ... meeting with a mysterious American Wall Street tycoon, Alfred Lee Loomis. ... personally bankrolled pioneering research into the radar detection systems that changed the course of World War II.
Hardback. 297 pages.
Gently used. Excellent condition.