Command And Control

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101638664
Size: 72.93 MB
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At the heart of the book lies the struggle, amid the rolling hills and small farms of Damascus, Arkansas, to prevent the explosion of a ballistic missile carrying the most powerful nuclear warhead ever built by the United States.

Atomic Accidents

Author: James Mahaffey
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480447749
Size: 44.50 MB
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In this lively book, long-time advocate of continued nuclear research and nuclear energy James Mahaffey looks at each incident in turn and analyzes what happened and why, often discovering where scientists went wrong when analyzing past ...

Strategic Command And Control

Author: Bruce G. Blair
Publisher: Brookings Inst Press
Size: 58.99 MB
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Looks at America's defense strategy, explains the importance of military command and control channels, and assesses their vulnerability to nuclear attack

Gods Of Metal

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141982276
Size: 33.93 MB
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The only sound was the sound of the wind.' Seventy years after the bombing of Hiroshima, Eric Schlosser's powerful, chilling piece of journalism exposes today's deadly nuclear age.

Making Of The Atomic Bomb

Author: Richard Rhodes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439126226
Size: 28.86 MB
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From nuclear power’s earliest foreshadowing in the work of H.G. Wells to the bright glare of Trinity at Alamogordo and the arms race of the Cold War, this dread invention forever changed the course of human history, and The Making of The ...

The Dead Hand

Author: David Hoffman
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385532172
Size: 50.48 MB
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This is the fascinating story of how Reagan, Gorbachev, and a previously unheralded collection of scientists, soldiers, diplomats, and spies changed the course of history. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Able Archer 83

Author: Nate Jones
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 162097262X
Size: 35.52 MB
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In response, the Soviets began planning for a countdown to a nuclear first strike by NATO on Eastern Europe. And then Able Archer 83, a vast NATO war game exercise that modeled a Soviet attack on NATO allies, ended.

How The End Begins

Author: Ron Rosenbaum
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0857202774
Size: 64.93 MB
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The rest of the book looks at the broader nuclear issues facing the world in the 21st century: What is deterrence? Who can claim to have it? How many nuclear weapons can we live with? Is zero really possible?