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Heisenberg’s Path http://www.jstor.org/stable/2876597? h%3Fq0%3DWerner%2BHeisenberg%26f0%3Dall%26c1%3DAND%26q1%3D%26f1%3Dall %26acc%3Don%26wc%3Don%26Search%3DSearch%26sd%3D%26ed%3D%26la%3D%26jo “…his role in the Uranium Club became a central theme in the never-ending debate over  why the Nazis failed in their attempt to build an atomic bomb.” “Heisenberg rejected this insulting imputation, maintaining that he had abhorred the  prospect of making a bomb for the Nazis and thus had deliberately kept the project to a  small scale.” Insulted non-Jewish defenders like Heisenberg as “white Jews,” who would have to disa  ppear like “racial Jews” (partial) Heisenberg countered onslaught by dubious compromises with the Nazi regime (partial) At the end of war it was suggested by Samuel Goudsmit, who headed the American  mission to assess the German efforts, that Heisenberg simply did not grasp how a bomb  would work.  Hesienberg was only 44 at end of WWII Copenhagen: The Drama of History By Reed Way Dasenbrock of the University of New Mexico http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/contemporary_literature/summary/v045/45.2dasenbrock.html
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2010 for the course HIST 213 taught by Professor Caddell during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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