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9781460755235

The Basis of Everything

Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic Bomb Author: Ramsey, Andrew Code: 57515 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Before the Manhattan Project, before nuclear warfare and the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there was the twentieth centurys great scientific quest to fathom the secrets of the atom. It was through that search for the inner workings of matter that a unique friendship was forged, a partnership that defied academic orthodoxy and altered the ......

9781408889282

The Doomsday Machine

Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner Author: Ellsberg, Daniel Code: 56534 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 24/01/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
From the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, the first insider expose of the terrifying dangers of America's hidden, seventy-year-long nuclear policy. At the same time former presidential advisor Daniel Ellsberg famously took the Pentagon Papers, he also took with him a cache of top-secret documents related to America's ......
9781781257210

Armageddon and Paranoia

The Nuclear Confrontation Author: Braithwaite, Sir Rodric Code: 56524 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 512 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/01/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
In 1945, the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and warfare was never the same again. Armageddon and Paranoia relates how the power of the atom was harnessed to produce weapons capable of destroying human civilisation and considers what this has done to the world. There are few villains in this story: on both sides of the Iron Curtain, dedicated ......
9781785210716

Astute Class Nuclear Submarine: 2010 to Date

Insights into the design, construction and operation of the mostadvanced attack submarine ever operated by the Royal Navy Author: Gates, Jonathan Code: 48515 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 27/04/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The Astute-class is the largest, most advanced and most powerful attack submarine ever operated by the Royal Navy, combining world-leading sensors, design and weaponry in a versatile vessel. The submarines are nuclear-propelled and fuelled by a nuclear reactor powerful enough to supply a city the size of Southampton. Its advanced technology means ......
9781526723048

Nuclear Terror

The Bomb and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Wrong Hands Author: Venter, Al J. Code: 51587 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 289 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/04/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Al Venter is a recognised expert in recent military history, particularly on nuclear weapons. In Nuclear Terror, he assesses the developments over the past 10 years of different countries in their attempts to build a nuclear programme.
9781101912171

The General Vs. The President

Macarthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War Author: Brands, H. W. Code: 49626 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF Published date: 03/10/2017 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a reporter about the possible use of atomic weapons in response to China's entry into the war, Truman replied testily, "The military commander in the field will have charge of the use of the weapons, as he always has." ......
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