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George Fabyan - a book by Munson, Richard

George Fabyan

The Tycoon Who Broke Ciphers, Ended Wars, Manipulated Sound, Built a Levitation MacHine, and Organized the Modern Rese

George Fabyan( )
Author: Munson, Richard
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.95
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The rich are different, but George Fabyan was unique among millionaires. This Gilded Age tycoon sponsored and inspired a "community of thinkers" who changed how we wage wars and keep secrets, how we transmit sound and design buildings, and how we stimulate scientific advances. Fabyan created perhaps the first independent research center, laid the foundation for the top-secret National Security Agency, and even helped end World War I by breaking German codes, capturing foreign...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.43 Inches
Book Weight:0.76 Pounds

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