Doomsday Men, by P.D. Smith

A Book Review

Doomsday Men: The Real Dr. Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon, by P.D. Smith (St. Martin’s, 553 pp.)

Reviewed by Paul Halpern

On August 6, 1945, an atomic blast of unprecedented power instantly flattened the center of Hiroshima, set off a colossal firestorm that destroyed the city’s infrastructure, and spewed lethal radioactive material…