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The Pentomic Era: The U.S. Army Between Korea and Vietnam - Eisenhower Era Battle over Military Strategy, Atomic Weapons, Battlefield Nuclear Bombs, General Maxwell Taylor, Nike Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,880. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although atomic weapons helped win World War Two in the Pacific, they raised the question of whether these weapons altered the nature of warfare, or simply warfare's destructive dimensions. Responsibility for nuclear weapons development became a central issue in US service politics, particularly between the Army and Air Force during the early years of the Eisenhower administration.
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.
When Gods Fail III: Resurrection
Series: When Gods Fail, Book 3. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,110. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Eiso Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The only friend Tom ever had is murdered. And the emptiness of the land has not been filled by the new commune. Tom struggles to move away from his past and find peace. But all he finds is that he's good at killing. And he does just that, and comes home a hero. But this isn't normal life. This post-nuclear wasteland is treacherous, and being a hero is just the thing to get you killed.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Five: The McNamara Ascendancy 1961-1965 - Berlin Wall, Bay of Pigs Fiasco, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Nuclear Test Ban
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 317,920. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the fifth volume in the history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. It covers the first four and one-half years of Robert S. McNamara's term as secretary of defense, an exceptionally important and fateful time in the history of the United States and the Department of Defense (DoD).
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Four, Into the Missile Age 1956-1960 - New Look, Suez and Hungary, Shock of Sputnik, IRBM and ICBM, Satellites
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 496,770. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The range of the volume for the period August 1956-January 1961 is extensive. These were years of great international challenges and enormous technological change that profoundly affected the making of national security policy. The instability of the world manifested itself in all parts of the globe.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Three - Strategy, Money, and the New Look, 1953 - 1956 - Atomic Weapons, End of Korean War, Soviet Nuclear Threat, ICBM and IRBM
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 341,690. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication, Volume III of the History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, is concerned with the first three and a half years of the Eisenhower administration—1953-1956. The hallmark of these years was the constant struggle of the administration to hold down the cost of national defense and balance that cost against an array of post-Korea cold war challenges.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Two - The Test of War, 1950-1953 - Pentagon's Role in the Korean War, the Recall of MacArthur, Hydrogen Bomb, Truman, NATO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 311,000. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Test of War, the second volume in the comprehensive History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, follows the evolution of OSD from the outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950 to the end of the Truman presidency in January 1953.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume One - The Formative Years: 1947-1950 - Fascinating Account of Post-War Decisions on Communist Threat, Atomic Weapons, Israel, NATO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 285,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The first volume in an important new series that will provide a comprehensive history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), The Formative Years traces the evolution of OSD from its establishment in September 1947 to the outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950.
Fire In The Sky
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,370. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A surface to air "stinger-type" missile is purchased at a gun show. It is fired, "just for fun" from his dad's boat by a stupid guy showing off to his girl. It turns, and brings down a 747, in a TWA800 like crash. Terrorists take responsibility for it, and a plot unravels, with, at its center, the President of the United States. A book with innocence, blackmail, murder, suspense and intrigue.
Protecting America: Cold War Defensive Sites - Concise History of the Cold War and U.S. Military Sites, Extensive Bibliography and Source Information - Nuclear Weapons, Missiles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,910. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic contexts section of this study is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on the origins and evolution of the Cold War from World War II until the death of Josef Stalin in 1953.