Books tagged: atomic bomb

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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.
Reconciliation - Hildes Book
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In the closing phases of the Second World War, over five thousand German rocket scientists are forcibly evacuated to a newly built rocket plant in the Soviet Union. Former German chief engineer Ernst Baier is working on a more streamlined, more powerful rocket that can be fired from mobile ramps. What starts off as a relatively simple intelligence operation soon turns into something dangerous.
The One-Day War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When Big an agent at the federal government, he together with agent Julia, two military guards and a driver started to check the Shia population. They had to search three Mosques, and at the last one Julia was shot in the chest. She was lucky the hospital doctors fixed her up. When searching a mobile home park, they found a boy with an automatic rifle. He said only three of you will see next day.
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.
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program
Price: Free! Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program draws on previously secret information to provide the first comprehensive, technically-oriented look at South Africa’s nuclear weapons program; how it grew, evolved, and ended. It also finds lessons for today’s nuclear proliferation cases.
Complete Guide to the Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (CA-35), World War II Attack by Japanese Submarine, 1945, Captain McVay and Hashimoto, Rescue Operations, Survivors, Court Martial Documents
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,860. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a complete account of the tragic sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis near the end of World War II.
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.
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.