Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
 
 

Weapons

 - 7 items found in your search
Militaria:Weapons
   -Nuclear Bomb

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 Hammer, Kenneth M The Springfield Carbine on the Western Frontier
Crow Agency MT Custer Battlefield Historical and Museum Association 1962 Revised Edition Stapled wraps Very Good Illustrated by B&W Frontispiece 
Light bumping of extremities of blue card covers; A tight solid book. ; 12 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Tanks Inside Out, Haskew, Michael E.
2 Haskew, Michael E. Tanks Inside Out
San Diego Thunder Bay Press 2010 1607101106 / 9781607101109 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Glossy illustrated paper covered boards show very light shelfwear.; A bright, solid book ; Inside Out ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 320 pages; A thorough history of tanks from both Allied and Axis powers, includes a brief review of WW I tanks. "Leonardo DaVinci may have been the first to conceive and design an armored vehicle, but it wasn't until WWI that the British first employed a tank in combat. Since then, tanks have evolved significantly, and remain an integral element of strategic land warfare. Now you can discover these remarkable vehicles — inside and out — through this unique new reference book. Get a glimpse of life on the front lines! Explore some of history's most significant tanks, including Britain's Little Willy prototype and the Soviet T-34, credited as WWII's most effective and influential design. Discover how tanks evolved as the nature of war changed, and learn all about each tank's key design elements, including its firepower, protection, and mobility. Fascinating cross-sections and close-up photographs reveal the innermost workings of each tank, while the text and helpful fact boxes offer historical context and design specifications. Filled with more than 300 archival photographs, detailed artwork, maps, and more!" 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Gun  A Visual History, McNab, Chris
3 McNab, Chris Gun A Visual History
New York Metro Books/ Dorling Kindersley 2009 1435117689 / 9781435117686 1st US Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only light wear to dustjacket ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Color Photographs; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 360 pages; "This is the ultimate record of guns through the ages. From rifles to sniper guns, machine guns to grenade launchers, a fully loaded guide to over 300 of the most important guns from the last 700 years. Discover revealing features on twenty 'key' guns from history, including the Musket, Gatling Gun and AK-47 assault rifle. Step inside famous gun maker factories, from Colt and Smith & Wesson to Beretta and discover how guns were - and still are - developed and produced. Meet famous gunslingers and legendary sharpshooters from Dick Turpin and Billy the Kid to James Bond, hear their stories and learn about the guns that made them famous. It's the ultimate visual history of guns." 
Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A Peer-Review Mechanism for Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, Revill, James
4 Revill, James A Peer-Review Mechanism for Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention
New York United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research 2013 Softcover Near Fine 
only slight wear to glossy pictorial card covers ; A bright, solid book, appears unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Dark Sun  The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, Rhodes, Richard
5 Rhodes, Richard Dark Sun The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb
New York Simon & Schuster 1995 068480400X / 9780684804002 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Light shelf wear to DJ edges, remainder mark on page bottom edges. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.37 X 6.22 X 2.28 inches; 731 pages; "The author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb lays bare the secret heart of the Cold War.Richard Rhodes' landmark history of the atomic bomb won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Now, in this majestic new masterpiece of history, science, and politics, he tells for the first time the secret story of how and why the hydrogen bomb was made, and traces the path by which this supreme artifact of 20th-century technology became the defining issue of the Cold War.From the day in 1941 when the first word of Anglo-American atomic-bomb research arrived in Moscow to the week of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, DARK SUN is full of unexpected -- and sometimes hair-raising -- revelations based on previously undisclosed Soviet and U.S. sources, including: How the Soviets were able to produce a carbon copy of the first U.S. atomic bomb How the SAC fought for independent control of U.S. nuclear weapons -- while flying deliberately provocative daytime missions over Soviet cities How the first and only direct nuclear confrontation between the superpowers was also very nearly the lastFollowing the lives of the atomic scientists on both sides of the Iron Curtain, Dark Sun is the definitive work on the hydrogen bomb, showing why the world wars that devastated the first half of the century can never happen again." 
Price: 18.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Doomsday Men - the Real Dr Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon, Smith, P. D.
6 Smith, P. D. Doomsday Men - the Real Dr Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon
London Penguin/ Allen Lane 2007 0713998156 / 9780713998153 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only slight wear. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is the 1st British edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.22 X 1.89 inches; 576 pages; "In this gripping narrative, Peter Smith tells the untold story of the doomsday bomb. In 1950, for the first time in history, mankind realised that he had within his grasp a truly God-like power - the ability to destroy life itself. Doomsday Men reveals the personalities behind the technologies of nuclear doomsday and shows how, in the end, the doomsday machine became the ultimate symbol of humanity's deepest fears about the science of destruction. As Smith forcefully shows, the culture that grew up in the shadow of this frightening weapon has helped shape all our contemporary anxieties about science, technology, and the future." 
Price: 19.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Children of the Atomic Bomb  An American Physician's Memoir of Nagasaki, Hiroshima, and the Marshall Islands, Yamazaki, James N. &  Louis B. Fleming
7 Yamazaki, James N. & Louis B. Fleming Children of the Atomic Bomb An American Physician's Memoir of Nagasaki, Hiroshima, and the Marshall Islands
Durham Duke University Press Books 1996 0822316587 / 9780822316589 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society; 9.61 X 5.93 X 0.83 inches; 184 pages; Despite familiar images of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan and the controversy over its fiftieth anniversary, the human impact of those horrific events often seems lost to view. In this uncommon memoir, Dr. James N. Yamazaki tells us in personal and moving terms of the human toll of nuclear warfare and the specific vulnerability of children to the effects of these weapons. Giving voice to the brutal ironies of racial and cultural conflict, of war and sacrifice, his story creates an inspiring and humbling portrait of events whose lessons remain difficult and troubling fifty years later.Children of the Atomic Bomb is Dr. Yamazaki’s account of a lifelong effort to understand and document the impact of nuclear explosions on children, particularly the children conceived but not yet born at the time of the explosions. Assigned in 1949 as Physician-in-Charge of the United States Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission in Nagasaki, Yamazaki had served as a combat surgeon at the Battle of the Bulge where he had been captured and held as a prisoner of war by the Germans. In Japan he was confronted with violence of another dimension—the devastating impact of a nuclear blast and the particularly insidious effects of radiation on children.Yamazaki’s story is also one of striking juxtapositions, an account of a Japanese-American’s encounter with racism, the story of a man who fought for his country while his parents were interned in a concentration camp in Arkansas. Once the object of discrimination at home, Yamazaki paradoxically found himself in Japan for the first time as an American, part of the Allied occupation forces, and again an outsider. This experience resonates through his work with the children of Nagasaki and Hiroshima and with the Marshallese people who bore the brunt of America’s postwar testing of nuclear weapons in the Pacific.Recalling a career that has spanned five decades, Dr. Yamazaki chronicles the discoveries that helped chart the dangers of nuclear radiation and presents powerful observations of both the medical and social effects of the bomb. He offers an indelible picture of human tragedy, a tale of unimaginable suffering, and a dedication to healing that is ultimately an unwavering, impassioned plea for peace. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to ainsworthbooks@gmail.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie