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Brotherhood of the Bomb
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Gregg Herken
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-13 - Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

The fascinating story of the men who founded the nuclear age, fully told for the first time The story of the twentieth century is largely the story of the power of science and technology. Within that story is the incredible tale of the human conflict between Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence,
The Brotherhood of the Red Nile
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Dan Perkins
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11 - Publisher: Abbott Press

"Somewhere out there lurking...this story makes those terrifying possibilities all too real. Once you start reading it, just try to put it down."--Mark Walters, Professor of Journalism,University of South Florida, St. Petersburg As the undersecretary of Homeland Security for terrorist activity, Frank Williams meets with the president of the United
Spying on the Bomb: American Nuclear Intelligence from Nazi Germany to Iran and North Korea
Language: en
Pages: 734
Authors: Jeffrey Richelson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

A global history of U.S. nuclear espionage traces the growth of nuclear activities in an increasing number of nations while indicating what the United States historically believed about each country's laboratories, test sites, and decision-making councils, in an account that includes coverage of the mysterious Vela incident and current efforts
The Ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Priscilla J. McMillan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-01 - Publisher: JHU Press

A chilling tale of McCarthy-era machinations, this groundbreaking page-turner rewrites the history of the Cold War.
Encyclopedia of the Cold War
Language: en
Pages: 1146
Authors: Ruud van Dijk, William Glenn Gray, Svetlana Savranskaya, Jeremi Suri, Qiang Zhai
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Between 1945 and 1991, tension between the USA, its allies, and a group of nations led by the USSR, dominated world politics. This period was called the Cold War – a conflict that stopped short to a full-blown war. Benefiting from the recent research of newly open archives, the Encyclopedia