City Behind a Fence

Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1942-1946

  • Author(s): Johnson, Charles W., and Charles O. Jackson
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  • Imprint: Univ Tennessee Press
  • Publication Date: 1981-03-27
  • Status: Active
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was created by the U.S. government during World War II to aid in the construction of the first atomic bomb. Drawing on oral history and previously classified material, this book portrays the patterns of daily life in this unique setting.