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Weapons of Mass Destruction

Specters of the Nuclear Age

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Weapons of Mass Destruction by Martin Miller
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The Nuclear Age properly began with the discovery of the nucleus by Ernest Rutherford in 1911, but its impact on civilization began with the use of atomic bombs against Japan in WWII. The development of atomic bombs forever changed the world. From having a single bomb immediately after the Nagasaki attack, the United States would go on to build some 70,000 nuclear bombs over the course of the Cold War. The colossal brinkmanship with the Soviet Union threatened each country's people. Why were so many bombs thought to be necessary? How did the infrastructure come about to enable the delicate business of building and deploying so many bombs? This book answers these questions and more; through high quality photographs the full flowering of the warheads and delivery systems of the nuclear age are shown in chilling detail.

Author Biography

Martin Miller has been taking serious high-resolution photographs since 1970. As a former research physicist, Miller brings a distinctive point of view to creating images of this quintessentially scientific subject. His photographic work has received numerous international awards.
Release date NZ
October 30th, 2017
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Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Pages
208
ISBN-13
9780764354403
Product ID
26797696

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