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Biological & Chemical Warfare

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  • Historical Dictionary of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfareby Benjamin C. Garrett; John Hart

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 97.99

    Human experience with nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) warfare has been limited, especially in comparison to conventional forms of warfare. Our experience with nuclear warfare is confined to a period of less than one week during the end of World War II, when the United States successfully used two nuclear weapons against targets in Japan. The... more...

  • Early Observations on Possible Defenses by the Emerging Threat Agent Projectby Bruce W. Bennett; Jonathan Kaufman; James Byrnes; Pamela L. Gordon; McRae Smith

    RAND Corporation 2011; US$ 0.99

    Adversaries could acquire emerging chemical and biological (CB) agents years before U.S. defense planners recognize those agents, and many more years before the United States establishes a comprehensive defense against them. Gaps in defenses against chemical and biological weapon agents can pose a serious risk to U.S. military operations. This paper... more...

  • Biohazardby Ken Alibek; Stephen Handelman

    Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.00

             For fifty years, while the world stood in terror of a nuclear war, Russian scientists hidden in heavily guarded secret cities refined and stockpiled a new kind of weapon of mass destruction?an invisible weapon that would strike in silence and could not be traced. It would leave hundreds of thousands dead in its wake and would continue to... more...

  • The Pentagon's Brainby Annie Jacobsen

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    The definitive history of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51 No one has ever written the history of the Defense Department's most secret, most powerful, and most controversial military science R&D agency. In the first-ever history about the organization, New York Times... more...

  • The Pentagon's Brainby Annie Jacobsen

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    The definitive history of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51 No one has ever written the history of the Defense Department's most secret, most powerful, and most controversial military science R&D agency. In the first-ever history about the organization, New York Times... more...

  • At War With The Windby David Sears

    Kensington 2008; US$ 21.99

    A Main Selection of the Military Book Club and a Featured Alternate of the History Book Club In the last days of World War II, a new and baffling weapon terrorized the United States Navy in the Pacific. To the sailors who learned to fear them, the body-crashing warriors of Japan were known as "suiciders"; among the Japanese, they were named... more...

  • Weapons of Mass Destructionby Jeff Larsen; James Wirtz; Eric Croddy

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 185.00

    This reference covers the history, context, current issues, and key concepts surrounding biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons. With over 500 entries arranged alphabetically, volume one covers biological and chemical weapons, while volume two focuses on nuclear weapons. more...

  • A Higher Form of Killingby Robert Harris; Jeremy Paxman

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    A Higher Form of Killing opens with the first devastating battlefield use of lethal gas in World War I, and then investigates the stockpiling of biological weapons during World War II and in the decades afterward as well as the inhuman experiments con-ducted to test their effectiveness. This updated edition includes a new Introduction and a new final... more...

  • A Higher Form Of Killingby Jeremy Paxman; Robert Harris

    Random House 2011; US$ 15.98

    The secret story of chemical and biological warfare. A Higher Form of Killing was first published to great acclaim in 1982. The authors have written a new Introduction and a new Epilogue to take account of the events that have happened since the early 1980s - including the break-up of the former Soviet Union and the black market that... more...

  • A History of Chemical Warfareby Dr Kim Coleman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 44.00

    This book provides an analysis of the development and deployment of chemical weapons from 700BC to the present day. The First World War is examined in detail since it remains the most significant experience of the chemical threat, but the Second World War, and post-war conflicts are also evaluated. Additionally, protocols attempting to control the... more...