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Hell's Fire: A Documentary History of the American Atomic and Thermonuclear Weapons Projects, from Hiroshima to the Cold War and the War on Terror
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,350. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A history of nuclear weapons, from the Manhattan Project which built the atomic bomb, to the "Mike" test which paved the way for the hydrogen bomb, to the "war on terror" which seeks an entire new generation of "earth-penetrating" nuclear bombs.
At the Edge of the Abyss: A Declassified Documentary History of the Cuban Missile Crisis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the last two weeks of October 1962, the world came closer to nuclear warfare than it ever has. This volume is a collection of declassified documents from American and Soviet archives, detailing the history of those two weeks. Preface gives an overview and timeline of the crisis.
Live by the Sword: The Secret War Against Castro and the Death of JFK
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Humiliated at the Bay of Pigs, John and Robert Kennedy sought desperately to eliminate Castro. Castro openly threatened to retaliate. Pro-Castro agitator Lee Harvey Oswald went to the Cuban embassy in Mexico, announcing he would kill America's president in exchange for sanctuary in Havana. Live By the Sword ends 35 years of public mistrust and confusion over the Kennedy assassination.
Kiss Me Kislovodsk
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
An old story I wrote years ago, involving a fictional war between the Russians, Americans and the Islamic front. Chronicles my old fighter pilot Alexei Karmarov
The Yorkshire Erk
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Ronald Cartwright is ignominiously discharged from the Royal Air Force in 1959, suspected as a communist agitator and nearly murdered on the orders of a demented SP - service policeman. Set in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire in the halcyon days of no road speed limits, the novel initially opens in Brisbane, Australia. An Erk is RAF slang; aircraftsman groundcrew of corporal or lower rank.
Space Primer (AU-18): Comprehensive Spaceflight History and Guidebook, Doctrine, Orbital Mechanics, Military Space, Satellites, Rockets, NASA Programs, Threats, Designs, Operations, Intelligence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
In what may be the best single-volume introduction to military and civilian space flight, this up-to-date space primer from the Department of Defense provides comprehensive coverage of modern spaceflight principles and practices, with an extensive and authoritative history of military and NASA programs, along with the fundamentals of space.
2011 Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs by the GAO - Army, Navy, Air Force Weapons Systems including UAS, Missiles, Ships, F-35, Carriers, NPOESS, Osprey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This is GAO’s ninth annual assessment of Department of Defense (DOD) weapon system acquisitions, an area that is on GAO’s high-risk list. The report is in response to the mandate in the joint explanatory statement to the DOD Appropriations Act, 2009. It includes observations on the performance of DOD’s 2010 portfolio of 98 major defense acquisition programs.
U.S. Navy Equipment Encyclopedia: Aircraft, Ships, Weapons, Programs, and Systems - Fighter Jets, Aircraft Carriers, Submarines, Surface Combatants, Missiles, plus the Navy Program Guide
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 118,910. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Naval Science
Hundreds of U.S. Navy systems - from patrol craft to nuclear submarines - are comprehensively described in this detailed, up-to-date encyclopedia of naval equipment. This massive 500-page report also includes the latest Navy Program Guide document, providing an overview of key systems, programs, and initiatives of the Navy.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Multiservice Procedures for Joint Theater Missile Target Development - JTMTD (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,600. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Multiservice Procedures for Joint Theater Missile Target Development - JTMTD Field Manual (FM 90-43) documents tactics, techniques, and procedures for conducting Joint Theater Missile Target Development (JTMTD).
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Army Theater Missile Defense Operations (FM 100-12) Ballistic and Cruise Missiles (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Army Theater Missile Defense Operations Field Manual (FM 100-12) covers the defense against theater missiles.