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Nuclear Weapons Encyclopedia: The Effects of Nuclear Weapons (Glasstone and Dolan Reference on Atomic Explosions), Nuclear Matters Handbook (Practical Guide to American Nuclear Delivery Systems)
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 285,800. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique compilation of two vital national security documents provides an encyclopedic review of nuclear weapons.
Operation Crossroads, Lest We Forget! An Eyewitness Account, Bikini Atomic Bomb Tests 1946
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Award-winning author William L. McGee recounts his participation at Operation Crossroads, the first postwar atomic bomb tests at the Bikini Atoll in summer 1946. McGee observed Tests Able and Baker from the deck of the heavy cruiser, USS "Fall River" (CA-131), the Flagship for the Target Fleet. The author provides his eyewitness account written in his signature spare and straightforward style.
Project Y: The Los Alamos Project - Manhattan District History, The Development of the First Atomic Bomb, Trinity, Alberta Project, Tinian, Plutonium, Uranium, Experiments, Physics and Explosives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 188,760. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
These two volumes constitute a record of the technical, administrative, and policy-making activities of the Los Alamos Project (Project Y) from its inception under the Manhattan District through the development of the atomic bomb (Vol. I), and during the period following the end of World War II until the Manhattan District relinquished control to the Atomic Energy Commission as of January 1947.
Nevada Test Site Guide: Official Reference to History of Atmospheric and Underground Atomic and Nuclear Bomb Testing at Frenchman Flat With Interesting Details of Facilities and Procedures
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Radiation
This important report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - this is not a print replica, and thus it is suitable for all devices. This official guide to the atomic tests conducted at the Nevada nuclear test site provides fascinating details about the testing program of atmospheric and underground explosions.
Gender Integration on U.S. Navy Submarines: Views of the First Wave - Legislative Changes and Service Efforts, Officer Accessions, Enlisted Inclusion, Submarine Culture, Benefits, Treatment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,670. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report is an ethnographic case study documenting the experiences of the first group of women integrated into the United States Submarine Force.
The Strategic Defense Initiative and the End of the Cold War - SDI, Star Wars, President Reagan, Fall of the Soviet Union, Gorbachev, KAL 007, MAD Nuclear Policy, Teller, ABM Treaty, Reykjavik Summit
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating historic analysis of the fall of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. The Cold War's end was sudden, unpredicted and the seminal event of the latter half of the twentieth century.
Inside the Cold War: A Cold Warrior's Reflections - Bombers, Tankers, Reconnaissance, ICBMs, Submarines, SAC Alert Forces, Russian Cold Warriors, Curtis LeMay, Hyman Rickover
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,750. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This publication reflects a compilation of excerpts from an unpublished broader treatment that recounts the nearly five decades of delicate coexistence between two nations known as the "superpowers" during the international conflict known as the "Cold War."
Nuclear Navy Encyclopedia - Comprehensive History of Naval Nuclear Propulsion for Submarines and Aircraft Carriers - First Atomic Subs, Hyman Rickover, Nuclear Fuel Management, Reactors
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 272,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future - Where We Are Headed, Worries, Going Ballistic, War Scenarios, China and the Nuclear Rivalries Ahead, Proliferation, Arms Control, Iran, Terrorism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 135,750. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study provides a good picture of the growing stockpiles of separated plutonium and the stockpiles of highly enriched uranium, as well as the likely expansion of nuclear power programs in additional countries.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume I: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Atomic Age Problems, Postwar Bases, Western Hemisphere Defense, China Standoff
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,620. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
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.
Defense's Nuclear Agency 1947 - 1997: Comprehensive History of Cold War Nuclear Weapon Development and Testing, Atomic and Hydrogen Bomb Development, Post-War Treaties
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,420. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Nuclear
The Defense Nuclear Agency presents a comprehensive and informative history of the development and testing of nuclear weapons after World War II, from the earliest atomic bombs through the devastating hydrogen thermonuclear devices that were the centerpiece of the Cold War.
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Prevent, Counter, and Respond - A Strategic Plan to Reduce Global Nuclear Threats, 2019 to 2023: Nuclear Weapons Proliferation, Terrorism Threats from IND or RDD, Fuel Cycle for HEU and Plutonium
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,520. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The FY 2019 edition focuses on major changes in the threat environment and in DOE/NNSA's nuclear and radiological threat reduction programs. These developments, such as continued concerns over Iran's nuclear aims, constitute a very serious challenge to the global nuclear nonproliferation regime, as well as incident preparedness and response planning.
China and North Korea: The Leverage Dilemma - 2018 Study of Nuclear Weapons Buildup and History of Negotiations, Six-Party Talks and Multinational Efforts, Altering Behavior and Denuclearization
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Through analysis of China and North Korea's alliance formation, the first and second nuclear crises, and the Six Party Talks, this study contends that China alone does not have enough leverage to alter North Korea's behavior because diplomatic ties are not as close as some may believe.
The Role of Congress in the Strategic Posture of the United States, 1980 - 1990 - Force Modernization and SDI, Missile Defense, Star Wars, Nuclear Weapons and War, Reagan and Bush, START, INF Treaties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,940. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the third in a series of three papers to examine the role of Congress in the development of the doctrinal and material strategic posture of the United States over the three decades of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. This paper examines the role of the 97th through 102nd Congresses, covering the period 1980-1990, the last decade of the Cold War.
Revitalization of Nuclear Powered Flight - Potential Air Force Development of Compact Fusion Powered Aircraft Propelled by Electric Engines, Incorporation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Technology
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 19,160. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
We must develop better ways to get our assets to the fight and maintain flight for longer periods of time. One potential solution is to reinvest in nuclear powered flight. The technical challenges seen in the 1950s & 60s could be overcome with today's technology, we just need to set the goal.
Improving Military Installation Response to a Terrorist Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) - Readiness, Awareness and Response to a WMD Incident
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Most military installations are not well prepared to respond to a terrorist incident involving Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) at the installation.
History of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) - Nuclear Weapons, Cold War Strategy, Service Rivalries, Arms Control
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unclassified history is of the US Strategic Command that was established on June 1, 1992, and disestablished on October 1, 2002.
Taiwan's Former Nuclear Weapons Program: Nuclear Weapons On-Demand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
Thirty years ago, in 1988, the United States secretly moved to end once and for all Taiwan’s nuclear weapons program, just as it was nearing the point of being able to rapidly break out to build nuclear weapons. Because intense secrecy has followed Taiwan’s nuclear weapons program and its demise, this book is the first account of that program’s history and dismantlement.

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