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History of the U.S. Army Engineer Nuclear Cratering Group - Project Plowshare, Nuclear Canal Excavation, Nuclear Construction, Quarrying, Ejecta Dam, Harbor Excavation, Atlantic-Pacific Canal Study
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,230. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
This history, written in 1969, outlines the work of the Army Engineer Nuclear Cratering Group on using nuclear blasts for civilian construction projects.
Strategic Air Command SAC Missile Chronology 1939 - 1988: Full History of SAC Missiles, System Maps, Cold War, Missile Defense, ICBM, IRBM, ALCM, Thor, Atlas, Titan, Snark, Minuteman, MX Peacekeeper
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent chronology of missile development milestones for the Strategic Air Command (SAC) provides a thorough history of U.S. missile programs, beginning with the first research program in 1939 for the development of rockets for aircraft assisted takeoffs.
Future Failure 1: The Gore Lounge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,680. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the future, the human race is in decay. Its the middle of the 21st century and mankind is on borrowed time. Zombie attacks are becoming more frequent first in the third world and now in the West. The zombies are caused by radiation that is bleeding into our lifes. Only one man has the willingness to stop them he is in recover but soon will be leading the resistance.
NASA's Nuclear Frontier: The Plum Brook Reactor Facility - Research into Nuclear Propulsion for Rockets and Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a fascinating history of NASA's nuclear research on propulsion at the Plum Brook reactor facility in Sandusky, Ohio.
Nuclear Terrorism: Official Response Plans for the Aftermath of a Nuclear Detonation (IND), National Capital Region, Washington, DC Planning Example - Prompt Effects, Fallout, Shelter, Evacuation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
The terrifying prospect of nuclear terrorism striking an American city is the subject of these two reports: National Capital Region: Key Response Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism and Analysis of Sheltering and Evacuation Strategies for a National Capital Region Nuclear Detonation Scenario.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 7 - Ground Systems - Engineers, Mines, Command and Control, Information Warfare, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. Part Seven includes the section of Volume One covering engineers, mines, mine detectors, recon vehicles, command and control, information warfare, and CBRN.
But You Will
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
How a family deals with its "too much" child determines the weight of her emotional inheritance. These five poems chart one daughter's struggle to articulate and break the mundane taboos of a joyless suburban family. Her survival and escape are sometimes wrenching but mostly sweet, funny and inspiring.
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).