By Stephen Budiansky
A Washington Post impressive Book
In March 1941, after a yr of devastating U-boat assaults, the British struggle cupboard became to an intensely inner most, bohemian physicist named Patrick Blackett to show the tide of the naval crusade. even though he's little remembered this present day, Blackett did up to a person to defeat Nazi Germany, by means of revolutionizing the Allied anti-submarine attempt throughout the disciplined, systematic implementation of easy arithmetic and chance thought. this can be the tale of the way British and American civilian intellectuals helped switch the character of twentieth-century battle, via convincing disbelieving army brass to belief the recent box of operational research.
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Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare by Stephen Budiansky