Books tagged: atom bomb

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Hiroshima Sunset
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
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In 2007, self-publishing author, Amanda Blackburn accepts an assignment in Japan to help exonerate the name of a former soldier who served in the post-war Australian occupation army in 1946. The soldier’s damning exploits are revealed in a journal written by an unidentified veteran. A tender love story set against the background of Atomic devastation.
The Dark and Deadly Sky: A Novel of the Roswell Incident
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,010. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
What if the events that happened in the storm-filled skies over Roswell, New Mexico that dark July night in 1947 had nothing to do with extraterrestrials, and everything to do with something far more sinister?
A Broken Hallelujah: Jim Tanner’s Private War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,440. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
On December 25th, a plane roared in from Mexico determined to land at the San Antonio International Airport. The plane was listed as a terrorist threat by Homeland Security. The pilot, Major Jim Tanner, was wanted for murders in the U.S. and Mexico. When Major Tanner, a former prisoner of war, returned home, his actions would change the lives of his loved ones and the country, forever.
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - Medical Consequences of Nuclear Warfare: Radiation, Radionuclide Contamination, Power Plant Accidents, Chernobyl (Emergency War Surgery Series)
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
This authoritative textbook produced by the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute in Bethesda, Maryland provides a thorough and comprehensive description of every facet of radiation injury and treatment, not limited only to nuclear warfare.
Nuclear Weapons and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - 2012 Issues with Weapon Limitations, Stockpile Surveillance Program, Management and Oversight
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
In a February 2012 report, for the 52 NNSA identified limitations for all weapons in the U.S. nuclear stockpile, 86 percent fall into six types: detonation safety under abnormal conditions, weapon reliability, weapon delivery, more frequent replacement of limited life components, nuclear yield, and worker safety.
Survivors: The A-bombed Trees of Hiroshima
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Survivors", a pictorial journey into the heart of Hiroshima, describes and illustrates more than 50 sites with 75 treasured trees, shrubs, and groves dating from before the bombing on August 6th 1945. This condensed Smashwords version features a forward, introduction, postscript, and reference section, as well as translations of essays by the a-bomb survivor Tamiki Hara.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,350. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: 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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: 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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: 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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,870. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: 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.