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Flight of the Gunships
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Series: Saga of Global Rescuer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
This is an action-adventure, high technology story about a terrorist trying to bomb American cities with three homemade one kiloton atomic bombs and Air Rescue uses gunships to stop him.
Diary of a Cold War Patriot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diary of a Cold War Patriot, takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the United State’s nuclear weapons complex with a view from behind the curtain of secrecy that was prevalent for more than forty years during the Cold War.
Fighting a Nuclear-Armed Regional Opponent: Is Victory Possible? Earth Penetration Warheads, EMP, High-Altitude Nuclear Detonation (HAND), Nuclear Weapons Effects, Nuclear Proliferation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,290. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In order to sustain the current international system organized around American-led alliances, the United States may need to be able to confront challenges posed by revisionist powers armed with nuclear weapons.
History of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) - Nuclear Weapons, Cold War Strategy, Service Rivalries, Arms Control
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unclassified history is of the US Strategic Command that was established on June 1, 1992, and disestablished on October 1, 2002.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume I: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Atomic Age Problems, Postwar Bases, Western Hemisphere Defense, China Standoff
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: 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.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,860. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: 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.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 215,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: 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 VI: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1955-1956 - Eisenhower Cold War New Look Strategic Plans, Missiles, Suez Canal, Taiwan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: 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 VII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1957-1960 - Nuclear Arms Control, Missile Gap, Germany and Berlin, Cold War in Africa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,830. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: 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 VIII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1961-1964 - Strategic Nuclear Forces, Arms Control, Test Ban, Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: 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.