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The New World: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume 1, 1939 to 1946 - The Race for the Atomic Bomb, Uranium 235, Plutonium, Controlling the Bomb after World War II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 359,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the highly regarded official history of the birth of the atomic age and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The foreword states: No other development in our lifetime has been fraught with such consequences for good or evil as has atomic fission.
The Atomic Energy Commission and the History of Nuclear Energy: Official Histories from the Department of Energy - From the Discovery of Fission to Nuclear Power; Production of Early Nuclear Arsenal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document traces the history of our discoveries about atoms. We begin with the ideas of the Greek philosophers. Then we follow the path to the early scientists who discovered radioactivity. Finally, we reach modern-day use of atoms as a valuable source of energy.
The Last Olympiad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
When Gavinder, a disaffected British born Moslem helped install an explosive device in the concrete undercroft of London’s new Olympic Stadium he thought it was set to destroy the structure and cause the cancellation of the games. But other forces are at work and the consequences are far more than his conscience can reconcile. Events unfold that, if known, could make London 2012,The Last Olympiad.
Lumba
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The US and the UK suspects Lumba is the location for a nuclear complex. Lumba much like Iran is approximately the same size. The similarities are that they are both trying to develop nuclear weapons. Mombassa is the closest neighboring island and they are planning to bomb Lumba’s enrichment facility. Lumba terrorist leader, Tjaas, thinks he is another Bin Laden.
Project Y: The Los Alamos Project - Manhattan District History, The Development of the First Atomic Bomb, Trinity, Alberta Project, Tinian, Plutonium, Uranium, Experiments, Physics and Explosives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,040. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
These two volumes constitute a record of the technical, administrative, and policy-making activities of the Los Alamos Project (Project Y) from its inception under the Manhattan District through the development of the atomic bomb (Vol. I), and during the period following the end of World War II until the Manhattan District relinquished control to the Atomic Energy Commission as of January 1947.
The Oppenheimer Years, 1943-1945 - Collection of Documents Related to the Development of the Atomic Bomb
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of documents related to the development of the atomic bomb, with an emphasis on the work of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
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.
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.
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.
Danger Too Close
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,950. Language: American English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
After a devastating attempt to plant a hidden explosive in the Kremlin, CIA agent James Matthis is converted to a sleeper agent. After being recovered by the United States, his goal is to destroy the Soviet missile silos which have just launched a partly successful first strike. But can he recover from his brainwashing before it's too late?