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Military Cyber Attacks and America's Vulnerable Nuclear Weapons and Defenses: DoD Task Force Report on Resilient Military Systems and the Advanced Cyber Threat
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This is a vital 2013 report from the U.S. Defense Department warning of serious cyber threats to the military, including the critical nuclear weapons infrastructure. The report addresses the risk of catastrophic cyber attacks and discusses the need for offensive operations.
Battlefield of the Cold War - The Nevada Test Site, Volume I, Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Testing 1951 -1963, Fallout and Radiation Concerns, From Moratorium to Test Ban Treaty, Hydrogen Bomb Tests
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,920. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive history of an important chapter in the history of the Cold War, American atmospheric atomic tests at the Nevada Test Site and elsewhere, providing unique insight into the successes, failures, and controversies of the program.
Atomic Shield: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume II, 1947-1952 - Terrible Responsibility, Call to Arms, Nuclear Arsenal, Quest for the Super (Hydrogen Bomb)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 326,050. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Atomic Shield, the second volume in a historical series, begins in January, 1947, when the Commission assumed responsibility for the nation's atomic energy program; it ends with the detonation of the first thermonuclear device and the Presidential election in November, 1952.
The New World: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume 1, 1939 to 1946 - The Race for the Atomic Bomb, Uranium 235, Plutonium, Controlling the Bomb after World War II
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 359,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the highly regarded official history of the birth of the atomic age and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The foreword states: No other development in our lifetime has been fraught with such consequences for good or evil as has atomic fission.
The Atomic Energy Commission and the History of Nuclear Energy: Official Histories from the Department of Energy - From the Discovery of Fission to Nuclear Power; Production of Early Nuclear Arsenal
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document traces the history of our discoveries about atoms. We begin with the ideas of the Greek philosophers. Then we follow the path to the early scientists who discovered radioactivity. Finally, we reach modern-day use of atoms as a valuable source of energy.
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,040. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: 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.
The Oppenheimer Years, 1943-1945 - Collection of Documents Related to the Development of the Atomic Bomb
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of documents related to the development of the atomic bomb, with an emphasis on the work of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
Los Alamos: Beginning of an Era, 1943-1945, Military and Scientific Realities, Designing the Bomb, Trinity, Trial Run, Fission Bombs, H-bomb, Thermonuclear Program History
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,870. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story of one of the greatest scientific achievements of all time. It is the story of the founding of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and its successful secret mission to create the first atomic bomb, the weapon that ended World War II. This compilation also includes the extensive comments of Hans Bethe.
Trinity: The World's First Atomic Explosion - History of the Atomic Bomb Test and the New Mexico Test Site, Rehearsal Shot, Report on Nuclear Energy Released, Damage Effects, Observations
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the world's first atomic explosion on July 16, 1945 at the Trinity test site in southern New Mexico is covered in this unique compilation of reports and publications. The report of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory provides a comprehensive record of the atom bomb test; other publications reveal secrets of the test site.
The Effects of Nuclear War: Tutorial on a Nuclear Weapon over Detroit or Leningrad, Civil Defense, Attack Cases and Long-Term Effects, Economic Damage, Fictional Account, Radiological Exposure
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study from 1979 examines the full range of effects that nuclear war would have on civilians: direct effects from blast and radiation; and indirect effects from economic, social, and political disruption.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - From Nuclear Artillery to Ballistic Missiles, TNWs and NSNWs, Nuclear Modernization, Deterrence, Operation Snowcat, Nuclear Zero, TLE (Treaty-limited Equipment)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,120. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive history of the role of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe, and their continued presence on the continent, provides a fascinating overview of one of the Cold War's most important facets.
The Next Arms Race - Nuclear Doctrine and Force Posture, Plutonium, Proliferation, Asia and China, Israel's Bomb, Middle East, Nuclear Missile Risks, Aerospace Power, India and Pakistan
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,350. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This 2012 report showcases studies that were done over the past three years on what the next set of strategic nuclear competitions might look like. The next arms race will be run by a much larger number of contestants — with highly destructive strategic capabilities far more closely matched and capable of being quickly enlarged than in any other previous period in history.
Airpower Myths and Facts: World War II, Vietnam - Effectiveness of Bombing, Usage of the Atomic Bomb on Japan at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Strategic Bombing
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book examines a number of common myths and misconceptions about the effectiveness of airpower.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Debunking the Mythology - Historical Context, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Limitations of Arms Control, Russian Nuclear Weapon Security, Proliferation
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper offers a concise summary of many of the difficult issues presented in addressing this category of weapons within nuclear policy and posture, and particularly within the arms control arena. Its four direct findings are worthy of full consideration and debate as we rethink the place and role of tactical nuclear weapons.
The United States Strategic Bombing Surveys - European War and Pacific War in World War II, Conventional Bombing and the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this volume contains the Summary Reports (Europe and the Pacific) of the strategic bombing surveys conducted as World War II was coming to a close.
The United States Strategic Bombing Survey: The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, June 30, 1946 - Casualties, Radiation Disease, Japanese Decision to Surrender
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the official U.S. government report on the atomic bombings of Japan which ended World War II and ushered in the atomic age.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Civil Support Team Operations - Field Manual 3-11.22 - Threats, Delivery Systems (Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,150. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual serves as the foundation for Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)-Civil Support Team (CST) doctrine and focuses on the organization, mission, command and control (C2), and operations of the WMD-CST.
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)
By Progressive Management
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 285,800. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique compilation of two vital national security documents provides an encyclopedic review of nuclear weapons.
Nuclear Weapons Security: Nuclear Counterterrorism, Nuclear Explosives Control, Safety Program, Personnel Reliability Program, Prevention of Deliberate Unauthorized Use, DOD Response to IND Incidents
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compilation of fourteen federal government unclassified documents provides unique insight into nuclear weapons security issues, with guides, directives, and orders from various U.S. agencies including the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Nuclear Weapon Surety and Quality Division of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).
Nuclear Explosive Safety: Weapon Surety Program, Evaluation Processes Manual, DOE Interface with Department of Defense, Safety Manual, Self-Study Program
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compilation of six federal government unclassified documents provides unique insight into nuclear explosive safety issues.