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Between Heaven and Hell By Alan Rimmer
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Compelling true story of the atomic age and how Britain's headlong dash to join the arms race caused a radiological disaster on Christmas Island resulting in the exposure of thousands of servicemen... More > to fallout. The book shows, with the aid of declassified documents, how military planners and politicians covered it up,finally nailing 50 years of lies and deceit. It also chronicles the dreadful legacy in death and disease visited upon the men and their families and the detective work that exposed the scandal. It is a story with profound implications for mankind.< Less
Between Heaven and Hell By Alan Rimmer
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The amazing true story of the UK's quest for The Bomb. It tells how Britain's top scientist, driven mad by grief, eventually built a multi-megaton hydrogen bomb that "went rogue" and... More > exposed thousands of servicemen to a deadly deluge of radioactive fallout. It tells of the agonising effects it had on the men and their offspring, and the 30-year fight to uncover the truth. A story to make your heart weep.< Less
B-47 Stratojet Pilot and Crew Handbook Volume 1 By United States Air Force
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PLEASE NOTE: This is VOLUME 1 of a 2 VOLUME SET. YOU NEED TO PURCHASE BOTH VOLUMES TO HAVE THE COMPLETE B-47 HANDBOOK. The Air Force’s first all jet strategic bomber, the swept-wing Boeing... More > B-47 Stratojet had a range of 3,500 nautical miles and a payload capacity of 20,000 pounds. It served as the mainstay of Strategic Air Command in the 1950s into the mid 1960s. In 1956, over 1300 B-47s and 250 RB-47s were on alert. It was fully supplanted by the B-52 by 1967. This B-47 pilot and crew handbook is over seven hundred pages long, and was originally produced by the USAF. It has been slightly reformatted but is reproduced here in its entirety, in a two-volume set. It provides a fascinating view inside one of history’s great planes.< Less
Chasing Loose Nukes By Derek Duke
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AS SEEN ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SPECIALS AND THE SCIENCE DISCOVERY CHANNEL! Colonel Derek Duke, USAF (retired), leads the official search expedition to find #47782, a 3 megaton hydrogen bomb lost 40... More > years ago in shallow waters near Savannah, Georgia. In all, there are upwards of 60 lost Doomsday Devices -- unwelcome relics of the Cold War threatening tens of millions of people that have yet to be located, disarmed, and/or recovered. Find out the truth about Weapons of Mass Destruction. The real nuclear threat -- armed and ready to blow -- is a lot closer than the Pentagon is willing to admit.< Less
THE COLD WAR-A JOURNEY IN WORDS & PICTURES (BLACK & WHITE EDITION) By RICHARD GIBBONS
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What was it really like to live under the shadow of the Bomb? This book is the result of interviews with many of those who did exactly that: men, women and children across the world. A chilling but... More > inspiring journey. Essential facts about the Cold War, more than 230 pictures and 80 poems. Great for anyone interested in the Cold War. The poetry is good for use in the classroom too. "A superlative and professional production....the rare picture archive and stunning poetry convey to the reader the human side of our recent history in a fresh and novel way"-Rod Siebert, Curator, Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker. Full colour version AND DOWNLOAD also available at Lulu (ID 1133997). For more information OR TO ORDER FULL-COLOUR BOOK CD FOR £19.99 visit http://www.c20studies.co.uk or e-mail: c20studies@tiscali.co.uk tel: 07757 310455< Less
The Hireling By Neil Kelly
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The ‘War on Terror’ is a pack of lies. Corrupt governments collude with their corporate masters to build the national security state. Draconian measures are introduced on the flimsiest... More > pretexts. The normal rules of evidence are suspended. Mike Simmons works for a shady outfit called Cerberus Security Systems with the remit of odd-job man; a general-purpose hireling. He goes where he is told to go and does what he is told to do. Even when he is sent on the most ludicrous and vicious assignments, to seemingly nonsensical ends, the same rule always applies. No questions asked. Then Simmons is ordered to liquidate a young, supposedly radicalised, Muslim lately returned from Pakistan. Things are about to get very dirty indeed.< Less
The Hireling By Neil Kelly
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The ‘War on Terror’ is a pack of lies. Corrupt governments collude with their corporate masters to build the national security state. Draconian measures are introduced on the flimsiest... More > pretexts. The normal rules of evidence are suspended. Mike Simmons works for a shady outfit called Cerberus Security Systems with the remit of odd-job man; a general-purpose hireling. He goes where he is told to go and does what he is told to do. Even when he is sent on the most ludicrous and vicious assignments, to seemingly nonsensical ends, the same rule always applies. No questions asked. Then Simmons is ordered to liquidate a young, supposedly radicalised, Muslim lately returned from Pakistan. Things are about to get very dirty indeed.< Less
COLD WAR VOICES By RICHARD GIBBONS
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Interested in the Cold War? Then this book is for you. 80 recollections of brief snapshot moments from the Cold War by a vast range of people who lived during those tense years. American and Soviet... More > servicemen; ordinary men and women from Germany, Hungary, the USA, the USSR, Switzerland, Britain, Vietnam....adult & childhood memories of moments of crisis, hope and despair....battlefield memories....nuclear testing....protests....so much in one book. With over 230 images and brief descriptions of the background events, this is a unique book. For teachers: see the full-colour version of the book, with the stories expressed as original modern poetry. Also available as download and CD, with full permission to copy for teaching purposes. Richard Gibbons also gives talks, seminars and lectures on World War II and Cold War topics to schools, clubs, museums and societies. For details ring C20 Studies on 07757 310455 or visit http://www.c20studies.co.uk< Less
COLD WAR VOICES By RICHARD GIBBONS
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Interested in the Cold War? Then this book is for you. 80 recollections of brief snapshot moments from the Cold War by a vast range of people who lived during those tense years. American and Soviet... More > servicemen; ordinary men and women from Germany, Hungary, the USA, the USSR, Switzerland, Britain, Vietnam....adult & childhood memories of moments of crisis, hope and despair....battlefield memories....nuclear testing....protests....so much in one book. With over 230 images and brief descriptions of the background events, this is a unique book. For teachers: see the full-colour version of the book, with the stories expressed as original modern poetry. Also available as download and CD, with full permission to copy for teaching purposes. Richard Gibbons also gives talks, seminars and lectures on World War II and Cold War topics to schools, clubs, museums and societies. For details ring C20 Studies on 07757 310455 or visit http://www.c20studies.co.uk< Less
Kolica By Moin Siddiqui
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Hamid Laden develops a fuel cell which his father was killed over by an international oil company. Fifteen years later he markets his father's invention and becomes a challenge not only to the oil... More > companies, but to the whole world with his invention. In the wrong hands the fuel cell can be used a hydrogen bomb.< Less