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Battlefield of the Cold War - The Nevada Test Site, Volume I, Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Testing 1951 -1963, Fallout and Radiation Concerns, From Moratorium to Test Ban Treaty, Hydrogen Bomb Tests
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,920. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive history of an important chapter in the history of the Cold War, American atmospheric atomic tests at the Nevada Test Site and elsewhere, providing unique insight into the successes, failures, and controversies of the program.
Atomic Shield: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume II, 1947-1952 - Terrible Responsibility, Call to Arms, Nuclear Arsenal, Quest for the Super (Hydrogen Bomb)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 326,050. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Atomic Shield, the second volume in a historical series, begins in January, 1947, when the Commission assumed responsibility for the nation's atomic energy program; it ends with the detonation of the first thermonuclear device and the Presidential election in November, 1952.
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.
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.
Earth Ablaze
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Max and Lorenzo are strangers who have crossed paths under the most dire of circumstances – the need to survive. With the earth nothing more than a wasteland and solar radiation a constant threat, the two of them set out for a place called Hope Cavern, an underground city where people have taken refuge. Making the journey north, however, they realize there is a price to pay for companionship.