Books tagged: atomic bombs

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Senator Bradbury and the DX1 Seizure
Price: Free! Words: 55,920. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A blockbuster action adventure thriller of an ultimate 21st century global terrorist war with global terrorists acquiring a mass of atomic weapons! The execution of a colossal atomic bomb on a Pacific military base, the assassination of a top senator, and the hijacking of a new space shuttle reveals someone has acquired a new form of atomic weapons and is executing a sinister plot on civilization!
WW 2.5
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
WW 2.5 explores the effects of a malfunction preventing the bomb dropped upon Hiroshima from detonating, giving the Japanese a nearly intact weapon to threaten those powers about to attack its home islands. Involved are the crew of the Enola Gay, President Truman, Generals Groves and McArthur, Oppenheimer, Los Alamos scientists, the Japanese Imperial Diet, Hirohito, American fighting men, etc.
Winter in July (The Doomsday Clock is Ticking; it Will Reach Midnight)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Kirby Yates, 40, meets Lisa, the woman of his dreams. She's a firebrand when it comes to preventing nuclear war. She and Kirby meet and immediately are in conflict. His job requires him to be "somewhat" pro-nuclear, a fact he doesn't share with Lisa. She gets the job of curator at his hometown underground museum, which in truth is a monstrous bomb shelter. Conflict of interest would cost her job.
Neutrino C.A.T.
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The atomic age is ending with a peaceful bang and George, who has lived with the threat of nuclear weapons for his entire 90 plus years, takes his cat with him to see the final fireworks. This short story was freely available on the Smashwords TTA Press page from 2011 to 2014.
L'enigma nord-coreano - Cosa accade oggi al 38° parallelo e quale futuro ha la dittatura di Kim Jong-un
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: Italian. Published: May 6, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
La Repubblica Popolare Democratica di Corea, guidata dal misterioso Kim-Jong-un, erede dell'unica dinastia comunista della storia, rappresenta per antonomasia lo "Stato canaglia" per eccellenza, ma rappresenta veramente un pericolo per l'equilibrio internazionale?
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VIII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1961-1964 - Strategic Nuclear Forces, Arms Control, Test Ban, Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout the early 1960s, the Joint Chiefs of Staff confronted a series of crises that touched nearly every part of the globe. Cuba, Berlin, the Congo, Saudi Arabia, India, Indonesia, Laos, and South Vietnam all became areas of confrontation.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1957-1960 - Nuclear Arms Control, Missile Gap, Germany and Berlin, Cold War in Africa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,830. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
From forty years' perspective, the second Eisenhower administration's record in national security affairs seems better than many rated it at the time. The danger posed by a "missile gap" was countered without resorting to massive expenditures. Threats to West Berlin and to the "offshore islands" of Quemoy and Matsu were mastered by relatively low-key responses.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VI: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1955-1956 - Eisenhower Cold War New Look Strategic Plans, Missiles, Suez Canal, Taiwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Volume VI is primarily concerned with the way the Joint Chiefs of Staff sought to "fine tune" the New Look through strategic plans, the force levels to support them, and allocation of responsibility among the military services for developing and operating the new weapons systems. This turned out to be a contentious process owing to interservice disagreement.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume V: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1953-1954 - Air Defense, Manpower, Atoms for Peace, Korea, Indochina, Taiwan, Western Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 215,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Volume V describes JCS activities during the first two years of the Eisenhower administration. It traces the role of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the formulation of the basic national security policies of those years, in force planning and strategy development, and in the nascent area of arms control.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume II: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Palestine, Berlin Crisis, Carrier Cancellation, NATO, Soviet Atomic Bomb, H-Bomb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,860. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: 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.