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Building a Strategic Air Force: 1945 through 1953, Cold War Atomic and Nuclear Weapons, Plans for Attacking Russia and the Soviet Union, Bombers, Eisenhower, LeMay, Vandenberg, Berlin Crisis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume concerns the American air force's efforts to build a strategic force. The emphasis is on the leaders, the political context, programs, and forces.
History of the U.S. Army Engineer Nuclear Cratering Group - Project Plowshare, Nuclear Canal Excavation, Nuclear Construction, Quarrying, Ejecta Dam, Harbor Excavation, Atlantic-Pacific Canal Study
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,230. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
This history, written in 1969, outlines the work of the Army Engineer Nuclear Cratering Group on using nuclear blasts for civilian construction projects.
Cold War in South Florida Historic Resource Study - CIA, Cuba and Castro, Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis, Radio Marti, Arbenz, Guatemala, Everglades, Counterinsurgency Technology Research
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,610. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This historic resource study by the National Park Service covers the Cold War and historic resources related to it located in south Florida. The study deals with Cold War-related activities and resources in four units of the National Park Services.
Strategic Air Command (SAC) and the Alert Program: A Brief History - Nuclear Weapons Bombers and Tankers, Mid-air Refueling, B-52, Response to Soviet Cold War Threat, Command Post
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated history of the SAC Alert Force documents the efforts of thousands of dedicated aircrews, missileers, maintenance specialists, and support personnel who worked diligently to give the nation a credible deterrent force during the cold war.
NORAD History: North American Aerospace Defense Command Key Historical Events, Cold War and Nuclear Warfare Era, Area of Operations, Interceptor Aircraft, Cheyenne Mountain
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command. With the beginning of the Cold War, American defense experts and political leaders began planning and implementing a defensive air shield, which they believed was necessary to defend against a possible attack by long-range, manned Soviet bombers.
Nuclear Terrorism: Official Response Plans for the Aftermath of a Nuclear Detonation (IND), National Capital Region, Washington, DC Planning Example - Prompt Effects, Fallout, Shelter, Evacuation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The terrifying prospect of nuclear terrorism striking an American city is the subject of these two reports: National Capital Region: Key Response Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism and Analysis of Sheltering and Evacuation Strategies for a National Capital Region Nuclear Detonation Scenario.
The Air Force Handbook - An Illustrated Guide to the Weapon Systems and Equipment of the USAF, Airplanes, Fighter Jets and Bombers, Missiles, Satellites, Bombs, Munitions for Combat in Air and Space
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Force Handbook, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, is a comprehensive reference sourcebook about the systems and equipment of the USAF.
National Security History Series - The Manhattan Project, Making the Atomic Bomb (2010 Edition) - From the Einstein Letter to the Atomic Bomb and American Strategy, Project Chronology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important ebook provides a comprehensive history of the making of the atomic bomb, starting with discoveries in physics in the late 19th century, through the massive World War II effort culminating in the world's first atomic bomb detonation.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
Highly Enriched Uranium: Striking a Balance - A Historical Report on the United States Highly Enriched Uranium Production, Acquisition, and Utilization Activities from 1945 through 1996
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,260. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In February 1996, the Department of Energy (DOE) commissioned a comprehensive effort to document and declassify the United States inventory and other information needed to present a complete picture of the production, acquisition, and utilization of highly enriched uranium (HEU).
Nuclear Navy Encyclopedia - Comprehensive History of Naval Nuclear Propulsion for Submarines and Aircraft Carriers - First Atomic Subs, Hyman Rickover, Nuclear Fuel Management, Reactors
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 272,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Discover the fascinating stories and history of the U.S. Navy nuclear program. With five official histories and reports, this unique compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of this amazing story.
Nuclear Navy 1946-1962: History of Navy's Nuclear Propulsion Program - Hyman Rickover, Nimitz, Nautilus, AEC, Nuclear Submarines, Reactors, Atoms for Peace, Thresher, Polaris Missile
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official AEC-sponsored history of the Naval nuclear propulsion program provides an authoritative account of the historic effort to develop the first atomic powered submarines and carriers under the celebrated leadership of Hyman Rickover.
Atoms for Peace and War 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Oppenheimer, Debates about Test Ban, Disarmament, Nuclear War, Fallout, Power Reactors, Teller, Clean Bomb
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 345,110. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume, the third in the official history of the Atomic Energy Commission, makes sizable contributions in several areas, including the Eisenhower presidency.
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
Defense Threat Reduction Agency Foreign Consequence Management Legal Deskbook - Tool for Responders to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and Terrorism Incidents on Foreign Soil
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,710. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This publication is designed as a research tool for lawyers responding to weapons of mass destruction accidents or incidents of terrorism on foreign soil.
U.S. Proliferation Policy and the Campaign Against Transnational Terror: Linking the U.S. Non-Proliferation Regime to Homeland Security Efforts - NBC, Nuclear Weapons, WMD, Iran, North Korea
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The non-proliferation treaty regime the international community has utilized for over half a century is insufficient to combat emerging global threats, specifically, WMD terrorism. The current landscape of transnational terrorism requires a major shift in U.S. nonproliferation policies if the current regime is going to address WMD threats.
Nuclear Weapons: Containment of Underground Nuclear Explosions, Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties, Environmental Monitoring to Verify Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaties
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three authoritative reports provide unique information about nuclear weapons testing and the verification of nuclear nonproliferation treaties: (1) The Containment of Underground Nuclear Explosions, (2) Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties, (3) Environmental Monitoring for Nuclear Safeguards.
Encyclopedia of American Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) and Cold War Missile Weapons: Development and Operation, Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper - Eight Official Histories
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Price: $18.95 USD. Words: 567,000. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight official histories provide the complete story of America's ICBM forces in this massive ebook compilation.
Complete Guide to the 1961 SL-1 Fatal Nuclear Power Plant Accident - Accident and Recovery Operations Reports, Official Findings, Timeline of Events, Technical Details, Safety Implications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,000. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
Four official federal government reports provide the full details of the tragic SL-1 prototype nuclear power plant accident of January 3, 1961, the first and only immediately fatal American reactor accident.
Complete Guide to the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) - History from Atomic Reactors to Nuclear Waste Cleanup, Rickover and the Nuclear Navy, SL-1 Fatal Reactor Accident, Uranium and Plutonium
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,620. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two comprehensive histories of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) provide extensive information about the lab's role in the development of nuclear reactors and other technologies, covering the period from before its establishment in 1949 through 2010.