Guilford, CT: Lyons Press [An imprint of Rowman & Littlefield], 2002. First Lyons Press Edition [stated]. Presumed first printing thus. Trade paperback. xi, , 192,  pages. Map. Index. Originally published in 1975 and has become a classic work on this topic. This is an insightful account of the successful 1942 commando raid against the strategic-material (heavy water) plant at Vemork designed to destroy supplies and cripple key production facilities. The German program was set back for months. Thomas Gallagher was a widely published journalist and the author of eight books. His novel The Gathering Darkness was nominated for a National Book Award. Mr. Gallagher was born in Manhattan in 1918. After graduating from Columbia College in 1941, he served in Iran during World War II as a civilian attached to the Army Corps of Engineers. He then shipped out as a seaman on freighters with the merchant marine, where he began to write. His well-received first novel, "The Gathering Darkness" (Bobbs-Merrill, 1952), traced the disintegration of a New York family after it lost its fortune in the stock market crash of 1929. Although he continued to write novels, Mr. Gallagher also turned to nonfiction, producing "Fire at Sea" , an investigation of the 1934 fire that destroyed the luxury liner Morro Castle off the New Jersey coast. Mr. Gallagher concluded that rather than being an accident, the fire was set by the ship's sociopathic radio officer. The book won the Edgar Allen Poe Award for nonfiction.
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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1977. First Pprback Printing. 370, wraps, footnotes, appendix, glossary, index, covers somewhat soiledWritten by David C. Gompert, Michael Mandelbaum, Richard L. Garwin, and John H. Barton. Appendix (entitled "Nuclear Weapons in Today's World--A Synopsis and a Table of Force Comparisons") written by Franklin C. Miller.
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1979. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. , 267,  pages. Footnotes. DJ edges worn: small tears, small chips missing, creases. Daniel O. Graham (April 13, 1925 – December 31, 1995) was a U.S. Army officer. Graham was born in Portland, Oregon and grew up in Medford. He attended college at the United States Military Academy at West Point, the army's Command and General Staff College, and graduated in 1946. He also attended the U.S. Army War College and ultimately rose to the rank of lieutenant general in the United States Army. Graham served in Germany, Korea, and Vietnam and received several decorations including some of the highest the United States military bestows: the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, and the Distinguished Intelligence Medal during his distinguished 30-year military career. From 1963–1966, Graham worked for the CIA in the Office of National Estimates. During the Vietnam war from 1967-1968 he was chief of the army's military intelligence estimates. Graham served again in the Office of National Estimates during 1968–1971, then served as director of collections for the Defense Intelligence Agency in 1971. During 1973–1974 Graham served as deputy director of the CIA under Director William Colby and from 1974–1976 he was the director of the DIA. General Graham is a member of the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame. He was chairman of the American Space Frontier Committee and the Coalition for the Strategic Defense Initiative, and co-chairman of the Coalition for Peace through Strength. After he retired, Graham's goal was to defend against nuclear attack.
Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press, 1997. First Printing. 270, notes, index, top or bottom edges of a few pages stuck together at margin, library stamps crossed out in marker, DJ in plastic library stickers on DJ or plastic sleeve partially removed or crossed out in marker, slight wear to DJ edges. The author details NASA's mishaps with plutonium-fueled missions to dates, and its unrealistic calculations about the probability of a major accident.
Washington DC: Korea Economic Institute of America, 2014. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. v, 141,  pages. Figures. Illustrations. Endnotes. Among the contents are articles on Korea's Domestic Economy, Korea's Expanding Nuclear and Defense Ambitions, and Regional security Lessons and Issues. Within these areas issues are addressed, including Economic Planning, Household Debt, Defense Industry, Nuclear Exports, Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation, Luxury Goods, and Global Opportunities. Among the authors was Fred McGoldrick!
Los Alamos, NM: Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2008. Presumed First Edition, First issuance thus. CD-R. This is a Magnavox CD-R 52X 700 MB with a stated 80 Min capacity. It contains one file of 39.3 MB dated 7/24/2008. The file is titled LANL DOD Capabilities. It contains one 25 vugraph (color) presentation entitled Department of Defense Programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Houston T. Hawkins was a Senior Fellow at the Laboratory and was the Director of LANL Defense Programs. This is a general overview. The CD has written on it UNCLAS. ADC reviewed. As an example of the content, slide 9 addressed Nuclear Weapon Effects on Advanced Materials/Systems. This is an extraordinary snapshot in time describing the range and some of the depth of the Department of Defense funded activities at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. While the vugraphs are not accompanied by what would certainly have been Dr. Hawkins lively, classified narration, they remain very information as a stand-alone static presentation.
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1974. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. 26 cm, xii, 604,  pages. Illustrations. Bibliography. Bibliographic Essay. Index. , DJ and book covers and page edges have minor damage/wear and are stained/soiled. An adequate reading copy of a remarkable snapshot in time on key aspects of comparative defense policy during the Cold War and a period of Middle East crises. Professor Horton achieved the rank of Major General. Frank B. Horton III became director for intelligence, J-2, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. He received his commission and bachelor of science degree from the U.S. Military Academy in 1962 as a distinguished graduate. He earned a doctorate in political science in 1969, from Harvard University. He was named Harvard's outstanding political science graduate student in 1967. He completed Air Command and Staff College in 1974, Air War College in 1976, the National War College in 1978 and the Joint Flag Officer Warfighting Course in 1989.