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Air Force System Safety Handbook - Costs, Objectives, Policy and Process, Risk Assessment, Flight Mishaps, Analysis Techniques, Contractors, Nuclear and Explosive Hazards, Biomedical Safety
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,560. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Air Force System Safety Handbook was prepared as a resource document for program office system safety managers and system safety engineers. The handbook provides considerable insight to the general principles, objectives, and requirements of applying system safety concepts to the Air Force system acquisition and logistical support processes.
Amber Reins Fall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Adelaide in the 1960s and 70s. Adam Teforp stumbles through his adolescence, constantly confronted by his obsessive, materialistic father. Early days as a confused hippie give way to outlandish yet astute entrepreneurship. Adam becomes involved in a covert world of wealth and intrigue. Unknown to the public he stores nuclear waste in the barren desert of South Australia ... for a price!
Airpower Myths and Facts: World War II, Vietnam - Effectiveness of Bombing, Usage of the Atomic Bomb on Japan at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Strategic Bombing
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book examines a number of common myths and misconceptions about the effectiveness of airpower.
Dark Aims
Price: Free! Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In this plot driven fast-paced thriller, Johnny Delca submerges the reader to an intriguing world of conspiracies in the future. A conspiracy is taking place just south of the border. An obscure group of international powers aims to revive a long-thought abandoned nuclear program by taking undue advantage of a failing regime. Only a lawyer, an ex-soldier and a mysterious woman stand in the way.
Cordon of Steel: The U.S. Navy and the Cuban Missile Crisis - President John F. Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev, Admiral Dennison, U-2, Fidel Castro, SS-4 Sandal and SS-5 Skean Soviet Missiles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,950. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the fall of 1962, the United States and the Soviet Union came as close as they ever would to global nuclear war. Hoping to correct what he saw as a strategic imbalance with the United States, Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev began secretly deploying medium range ballistic missiles (MRBM) and intermediate range ballistic missiles (IRBM) to Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Fractured
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,510. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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FRACTURED is a cautionary novel of the still urgent problem of nuclear waste disposal and the errors governments and the scientific community can make, and have made, in trying to safely solve deadly situations resulting from our technological advances.
Fire Effects of Bombing Attacks - The Firebombing and Destruction of Hamburg and Dresden in World War II by Incendiary Attack, Fire Storms, Effectiveness of Barriers, Japanese Fire Bombing
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The enormous effectiveness of fire as a weapon of war was demonstrated in World War II. Structural damage caused by fire accounted for 80 percent of the total damage to the cities attacked by airborne weapons.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Debunking the Mythology - Historical Context, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Limitations of Arms Control, Russian Nuclear Weapon Security, Proliferation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This paper offers a concise summary of many of the difficult issues presented in addressing this category of weapons within nuclear policy and posture, and particularly within the arms control arena. Its four direct findings are worthy of full consideration and debate as we rethink the place and role of tactical nuclear weapons.
In the 47th Generation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the 47th Generation ©2013 by Steve Nelson. A Scifi Action/Adventure story of the distant future. Earth has finally cleansed itself from the radiation of 20th Century man. Follow the adventures of Dan & Kati47 as they explore their new world, together! Based on a Real Scientific paper by MIT Scientist, Matthew Stein. (Included) Exciting pics & more… Get set for Adventure In the 47th Generation
The Prometheus Peril
Series: Read A Movie, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Screenplays » Mystery, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The mayor of Houston, Amon Burlingame, receives a recorded message from someone calling themselves, “Prometheus.” He threatens to nuke the city. With the help and an attractive physics professor from the university, the mayor must decide if this threat is real and if so, what to do.