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National Security History Series - The Manhattan Project, Making the Atomic Bomb (2010 Edition) - From the Einstein Letter to the Atomic Bomb and American Strategy, Project Chronology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important ebook provides a comprehensive history of the making of the atomic bomb, starting with discoveries in physics in the late 19th century, through the massive World War II effort culminating in the world's first atomic bomb detonation.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
Highly Enriched Uranium: Striking a Balance - A Historical Report on the United States Highly Enriched Uranium Production, Acquisition, and Utilization Activities from 1945 through 1996
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,260. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In February 1996, the Department of Energy (DOE) commissioned a comprehensive effort to document and declassify the United States inventory and other information needed to present a complete picture of the production, acquisition, and utilization of highly enriched uranium (HEU).
Nuclear Navy Encyclopedia - Comprehensive History of Naval Nuclear Propulsion for Submarines and Aircraft Carriers - First Atomic Subs, Hyman Rickover, Nuclear Fuel Management, Reactors
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 272,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Discover the fascinating stories and history of the U.S. Navy nuclear program. With five official histories and reports, this unique compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of this amazing story.
Nuclear Navy 1946-1962: History of Navy's Nuclear Propulsion Program - Hyman Rickover, Nimitz, Nautilus, AEC, Nuclear Submarines, Reactors, Atoms for Peace, Thresher, Polaris Missile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official AEC-sponsored history of the Naval nuclear propulsion program provides an authoritative account of the historic effort to develop the first atomic powered submarines and carriers under the celebrated leadership of Hyman Rickover.
Atoms for Peace and War 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Oppenheimer, Debates about Test Ban, Disarmament, Nuclear War, Fallout, Power Reactors, Teller, Clean Bomb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 345,110. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This volume, the third in the official history of the Atomic Energy Commission, makes sizable contributions in several areas, including the Eisenhower presidency.
Department of Defense Strategy for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) June 2014 - Pathways, Prevent Acquisition, Respond to Crises, Safeguard the Force and Manage Consequences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Potential adversaries of the United States continue to pursue weapons of mass destruction (WMD) to enhance their international influence and achieve greater strategic leverage against U.S. advantages.
Antigone's Fall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,460. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
As two veterans of the war in Iraq rebuild their lives in Tacoma, they encounter a mystery with far-reaching national security implications. The deeper they dig, the more secrets they uncover—and the more exposed they become. The race for the truth leads to a desperate assault to prevent a nuclear disaster and uncover what really led to Antigone's Fall.
Fermilab Radiological Control Program Manual: ALARA, Radioactive Material Control, Waste Management, Dosimetry, Monitoring, Exposure, Health Support, Surveys, Accelerators
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,490. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
This detailed manual provides vital and informative descriptions of radioactive material control, ALARA, waste management, dosimetry, monitoring, exposure, health support, surveys, and applicability to the Fermilab accelerators.
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.