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Code Name Fountain of Youth
Price: $17.95 USD. Words: 110,950. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017 by Bob Jordan. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Successful salesman, Steve Hunt just purchased a classic 1963 Corvette Stingray at a Barrett Jackson Auction and is currently driving across Route 66. Unbeknownst to him, a young man is standing in the middle of the highway, just up ahead around the next bend. The next few moments sets off an unimaginable chain reaction that places Steve in the middle of a serial killer and a government cover up!
H-Bomb Development: Decision on the Merits or Political Necessity? U.S. Response to the Soviet Atomic Explosion, Summary of Participants’ Positions, Did Truman Have a Choice, or Want One?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph employs a historical analysis to review the debate and subsequent decision within the US government in 1949 and 1950 over whether to pursue an accelerated program to develop thermonuclear weapons. The development of the thermonuclear bomb by the United States and Soviet Union in the early 1950s significantly altered the balance of power between nations.
Taming the Wild West: United States Nuclear Policy (1945-1961) - Development of Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP) by Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy Administrations, Effect of Berlin Airlift
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
While the United States adopted several national policies regulating nuclear weapons during the late 1940s and 1950s, it would take until 1961 for the United States to have a cohesive operational plan for the employment of nuclear weapons. This was known as the Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP).
Effectiveness of United States - Led Economic Sanctions as a Counterproliferation Tool Against Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program - Bush and Obama, Banking Industry, Centrifuges, Uranium, A.Q. Khan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,120. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
The use of financial interdiction to disrupt the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their components is an option in the so-called counterproliferation toolkit. The effectiveness of economic counterproliferation interdiction operations is frequently debated; however, counterproliferation operations have successfully stopped some global WMD illicit trade.
Legacies, Assumptions, and Decisions: The Path to Hiroshima - Building the Atomic Bomb, Roosevelt and Truman, Movement Toward Douhet, Alternatives Such as Warning Japan, Soviet Involvement
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper attempts to step away from the emotionalism and examine the legacies, assumptions and decisions which led to the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima August 6, 1945. It proceeds from the notion that such weighty national security decisions are rarely matters of "either/or" but are more often the result of a complex interaction of personalities, bureaucracies, and perceptions.
Endgame in the Pacific: Complexity, Strategy, and the B-29 - World War II Technological Solution to Attacking Japan, Bomber's Unintended Consequences in Chaos, Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima, Nagasaki
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In war, competing systems introduce new technological means to gain advantage. Greater technological complexity, however, creates greater uncertainty—due not only to technical problems but also to unintended consequences when new technology is applied within the chaotic environment of war.
Coercive Nuclear Campaigns in the 21st Century: Understanding Adversary Incentives and Options for Nuclear Escalation - Posing Four Grim Options, Plausibility of Conquest, U.S. Nuclear Forces
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report examines why and how regional powers armed with nuclear weapons may employ those weapons coercively against the United States or U.S. allies during a conventional war. We argue that the problem of intra-war deterrence - preventing nuclear-armed adversaries from escalating during a conventional conflict - is arguably the most important deterrence challenge.
Clay Soldiers: One Marine's Story of War, Art, & Atomic Energy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,870. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chuck Caldwell is a WWII vet and Purple Heart winner who has met Civil War soldiers, fought at Guadalcanal and Tarawa, and studied atomic bomb explosions in Nevada. Through it all, he painted and sculpted miniature figures that have become sought after by collectors around the country. Clay Soldiers is the story of a man who became part of the history of America and chronicled it through his art.
Pre-Emption and Precedent: The Significance of Iraq (1981) and Syria (2007) for an Israeli Response to an Iranian Nuclear Threat - Osirak Reactor, Covert Actions, Air Strike, IAEA, U.S. Relations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » History » Military
Today, Israel is facing a new challenge as it considers Iran's nuclear program. This thesis is a comparative case study analyzing how Israel utilized its instruments of national power to deal with the threats in Iraq and Syria and how the international community responded after Israel destroyed their nuclear reactors.
2016 President Barack Obama's Speech at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan About the World War II Atomic Bombing of August 1945 - Honoring the Victims of the First Nuclear Weapon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On May 27, 2016, American President Barack Obama visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Hiroshima, Japan. He made a historic speech discussing the bombing of Hiroshima in World War II.