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Biological & Chemical Warfare eBooks

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  • At War With The Wind:

    The Epic Struggle With Japan's World War II Suicide Bombers

    by David Sears ...
    A Main Selection of the Military Book Club and a Featured Alternate of the History Book ClubIn the last days of World War II, a new and baffling weapon terrorized the United States Navy in the Pacific. To the sailors who learned to fear them, the body-crashing warriors of Japan were known as "suiciders"; among the Japanese, they were named for a divine wind that once saved the home islands from ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Anthrax Island

    Book 1 - The John Tyler series
    One of Ian Rankin's top ten books of 2021.'One of the thrillers of the year' Scottish Sun'A first class thriller… This debut is going to be huge'Mari Hannah, author of Without a TraceFACT: In 1942, in growing desperation at the progress of the war and fearing invasion by the Nazis, the UK government approved biological weapons tests on British soil. Their aim: to perfect an anthrax weapon destined ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Understanding Germ Warfare

    Written for the popular reader, this small volume contains short chapters on the science behind germ warfare. How diseases occur, the creation and use of vaccines, viral genomics, and resistance to antibiotics are some of the topics. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Underground

    Murakami tells the true story behind an act of terrorism that turned an average Monday morning into a national disaster.In spite of the perpetrators' intentions, the Tokyo gas attack left only twelve people dead, but thousands were injured and many suffered serious after-effects. Murakami interviews the victims to try and establish precisely what happened on the subway that day.He also interviews ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Holocaust

    A New History

    by Laurence Rees ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER AND THE FIRST AUTHORITATIVE ACCOUNT FOR 30 YEARS'By far the clearest book ever written about the Holocaust, and also the best at explaining its origins and grotesque mentality, as well as its chaotic development' Antony Beevor'Groundbreaking. You might have thought that we know everything there is to know about the Holocaust but this book proves there is much ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Higher Form Of Killing

    A Higher Form of Killing was first published to great acclaim in 1982. The authors have written a new Introduction and a new Epilogue to take account of the events that have happened since the early 1980s - including the break-up of the former Soviet Union and the black market that appeared in chemical and biological weapons, the acquisition of these weapons by various Third World states, the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Alchemy of Air

    A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler

    by Thomas Hager ...
    A sweeping history of tragic genius, cutting-edge science, and the Haber-Bosch discovery that changed billions of lives—including your own.At the dawn of the twentieth century, humanity was facing global disaster: Mass starvation was about to become a reality. A call went out to the world’ s scientists to find a solution.This is the story of the two men who found it: brilliant, self-important ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Spy Who Changed The World

    by Mike Rossiter ...
    The world first heard of Klaus Fuchs, the head of theoretical physics at the British Research Establishment at Harwell in February 1950 when he appeared at the Old Bailey, accused of passing secrets to the Soviet Union. For over sixty years disinformation and lies surrounded the story of Klaus Fuchs as the Governments of Britain, the United States and Russia all tried to cover up the truth about ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Traitors

    How Australia and its Allies betrayed our ANZACs and let Nazi and Japanese war criminals go free

    by Frank Walker ...
    In October 1943 Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Josef Stalin signed a solemn pact that once their enemies were defeated the Allied powers would 'pursue them to the uttermost ends of the earth and will deliver them to their accusers in order that justice may be done'. Nowhere did they say that justice would be selective. But it would prove to be.TRAITORS outlines the treachery of the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Biohazard

    by Ken Alibek ...
    'We thought we had lived through the terror of a nuclear war, but something far more ominous was brewing in the Soviet Union - a biological Armageddon from which no one would escape. Dr Alibek has emerged from the world's deadliest labs to tell a story that is as important as it is chilling. Sometimes the truth is far worse than fiction. No one can afford not to read this book.' Robin Cook 'As the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Story of the Great War

    The Story of the Great War is a comprehensive and masterly account of World War 1 first published in 1920.  The book stands up a century after the Armistice, and is a memorable description of what were then recent events.  Telling the story of each major conflict throughout the continent, Donald A. Mackenzie emphasises the hardships of battle, taking the Allied perspective but always remaining ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Almighty

    Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age

    by Dan Zak ...
    ****A Washington Post "Notable Nonfiction Book of 2016"**ON A TRANQUIL SUMMER NIGHT** in July 2012, a trio of peace activists infiltrated the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Nicknamed the “Fort Knox of Uranium,” Y-12 was supposedly one of the most secure sites in the world, a bastion of warhead parts and hundreds of tons of highly enriched uranium—enough to power thousands ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Secret Science

    A Century of Poison Warfare and Human Experiments

    by Ulf Schmidt ...
    From the early 1990s, allegations that servicemen had been duped into taking part in trials with toxic agents at top-secret Allied research facilities throughout the twentieth century featured with ever greater frequency in the media. In Britain, a whole army of over 21,000 soldiers had participated in secret experiments between 1939 and 1989. Some remembered their stay as harmless, but there were ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

  • The Raqqa Diaries

    Escape from Islamic State

    by Samer ...
    ‘Everyone should spend a couple of hours of their life reading it, to remind themselves that, even in the darkest depth of human misery, the bravest souls still exist.’ Sunday TimesSince ISIS occupied Raqqa in eastern Syria, it has become one of the most isolated and fear-ridden cities on earth.The sale of televisions has been banned, wearing trousers the wrong length is a punishable offence, and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Goliath

    What the West got Wrong about Russia and Other Rogue States

    by Sean McFate ...
    EVERYTHING YOU THINK YOU KNOW ABOUT WAR IS WRONG.We are living in an age of conflict: Russia's resurgence and China's rise, global terrorism, international criminal empires, climate change and dwindling natural resources.But while the West has been playing the same old war games, the enemy has a new strategy.The rules have changed, and we are dangerously unprepared.Former paratrooper Sean McFate ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The People's War

    Britain 1939-1945

    by Angus Calder ...
    The 1939-45 conflict was, for Britain, a 'total war'; no section of society remained untouched by military conscription, air raids, the shipping crisis and the war economy. In this comprehensive and engrossing narrative Angus Calder presents not only the great events and leading figures but also the oddities and banalities of daily life, and in particular the parts played by ordinary people: air ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Great Halifax Explosion

    A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism

    by John U. Bacon ...
    NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe "riveting" (National Post) tick-tock account of the largest manmade explosion in history prior to the atomic bomb, and the equally astonishing tales of survival and heroism that emerged from the ashes“Enthralling. ... Gripping. ... A captivating and emotionally investing journey.” —Pittsburgh Post-GazetteAfter steaming out of New York City on December 1, 1917, laden with a ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Weapons of Mass Destruction

    The no-nonsense guide to nuclear, chemical and biological weapons today

    A history of weapons of mass destruction from the First World War to the Gulf War - and beyond.When Tom Lehrer sang 'We'll all go together when we go', the world was gripped by fear of nuclear holocaust: the ultimate endgame of every Cold War powerplay. With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the threat was assumed to have gone away. But Libya, Iraq, Iran and North Korea are building weapons of ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Battlefield of the Future: 21st Century Warfare Issues - Air Theory for the 21st Century, Cyberwar, Biological Weapons and Germ Warfare, New-Era Warfare

    This is a book about strategy and war fighting in the midst of a revolution in military affairs as the world moves into the twenty-first century. Its 11 essays examine topics such as military operations against a well-armed rogue state or NASTT (NBC-arming sponsor of terrorism and intervention) state; the potential of parallel warfare strategy for different kinds of states; the revolutionary ... Read more

    $13.79 AUD

  • Cassidy's Run

    The Secret Spy War Over Nerve Gas

    by David Wise ...
    Cassidy's Run is the riveting story of one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War—an espionage operation mounted by Washington against the Soviet Union that ran for twenty-three years. At the highest levels of the government, its code name was Operation shocker.Lured by a double agent working for the United States, ten Russian spies, including a professor at the University of Minnesota, his wife ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Master Mind

    The Rise and Fall of Fritz Haber, the Nobel Laureate Who Launched the Age of Chemical Warfare

    FRITZ HABER -- a Nobel laureate in chemistry, a friend of Albert Einstein, a German Jew and World War I hero -- may be the most important scientist you have never heard of. The Haber-Bosch process, which he invented at the turn of the twentieth century, revolutionized agriculture by converting nitrogen to fertilizer in quantities massive enough to feed the world. The invention has become an ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Six-Legged Soldiers

    Using Insects as Weapons of War

    The emir of Bukhara used assassin bugs to eat away the flesh of his prisoners. General Ishii Shiro during World War II released hundreds of millions of infected insects across China, ultimately causing more deaths than the atomic bombs dropped on Japan. These are just two of many startling examples found in Six-legged Soldiers, a brilliant portrait of the many weirdly creative, truly frightening, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Waiting for an Army to Die

    The Tragedy of Agent Orange

    "I died in Vietnam, but I didn’t even know it," said a young Vietnam vet on the Today Show one morning in 1978, shocking viewers across the country. Waiting for an Army to Die: The Tragedy of Agent Orange—the first book ever written on the effects of Agent Orange—tells this young vet’s story and that of hundreds of thousands of other former American servicemen. During the war, the US sprayed an ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Unit 731: Laboratory of the Devil, Auschwitz of the East

    Japanese Biological Warfare in China 1933-45

    This book exposes Unit 731 as being the largest bacterial warfare force in the history of the Second World War. Manufacture and the use of biological weapons, the entire process of preparation and implementation of germ warfare, with the reflection on war and human nature, medical and ethical issues, is given by the testimony of the veterans of Unit 731. This evidence is provided by the surviving ... Read more

    $12.26 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus