Sven Hannes

Born in 1974, grew up in the Rhineland area, surrounded by nuclear weapons sites.
Formative experiences: NATO Double-Track Decision, Chernobyl, Fall of the Berlin Wall.
Studied history, politics and sociology in Berlin and Leipzig.


Sven Hannes: Die Bombe

Sven Hannes

Die Bombe

The history of nuclear weapons tests, from the beginning to the present


Hardcover, 304 pages, 20 pictures, coloured endpaper, ribbon page mark
25,00 Euro (D), 25,70 Euro (A)
ISBN: 978-3-944122-34-2

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Videos on the topis that might interest you. If you would like to see more, please check our Playlist on our YouTube channel!

Video 1: Test setup and effect of the »Atomic Cannon« (1953);

Video 2: The documentation shows the effects of an atomic bomb on three test houses (1954);
Video3: Operation »Hardtack«, description of the test activity (1958);

Video 4: The project »Gnome«, Edward Teller describes »Peaceful Nuclear Explosions« (1961)

AUTHOR READINGS with Sven Hannes
13. Oktober 2017, 12.00–12.30 Uhr, Frankfurt Book Fair, Leseinsel der unabhängigen Verlage
Sven Hannes reads his book »Die Bombe« at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The first book about the history of nuclear weapons tests – thrilling, shocking, humorous.
Location: Frankfurter Buchmesse, Leseinsel der Unabhängigen Verlage, Halle 4.1, D 36.