Engineers are seldom recognized for their achievements.
One of the problems with “accuracy” in historical accounts is that without a time machine, such things are impossible. I have to agree with the idea that poor scholarship on Southeast Asia has clouded most studies, but looking for “accuracy” here I believe to be wrong-headed.
Marshall’s involvement in Manhattan was largely peripheral; certainly less than Leslie Groves, who was the military head of the project.
Always some new way to look at the old…
This is not the first positive review of this book I’ve seen.