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- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 109.99
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...
- 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...
- 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 for... more...
- Instaread 2015; US$ 2.99
Inside this Instaread Key Takeaways & Analysis of Team of Teams ? Overview of book ? Introduction to the Important People in the book ? Key Takeaways and Analysis of Key Takeaways more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 27.50
For centuries arsenic?s image as a poison has been inextricably tied to images of foul play. In King of Poisons , John Parascandola examines the surprising history of this deadly element. From Gustave Flaubert to Dorothy Sayers, arsenic has long held a place in the literary realm as an instrument of murder and suicide. It was delightfully used as... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 48.00
The atomic bomb is not only the most powerful weapon ever used in the history of warfare: it is also the most significant in terms of its long-term impact on U.S. military power and policy, and as the reason behind the conflict that raged for four decades without actually happening?the Cold War. General George C. Marshall played an instrumental... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 190.00
From fear of sabotage on the London Underground to the first anthrax bomb and massive outdoor tests, Britain and Biological Warfare tells the largely untold history of biological weapons research and policy in the UK. Drawing on recently declassified documents, this book charts the secret history of germ warfare policy from the 1930s to the mid-1960s.... more...