Military & Espionage

  • Better Forecasts with Drones How tropical cyclones intensify remains a mystery, but unmanned aerial vehicles could fill critical gaps in the data. See what drones could do.

  • Neurons and Nuclear Bombs Cold War nuclear bomb testing stamped a date on every cell, giving scientists the opportunity of a lifetime. Learn more.

  • B-29: Frozen in Time In Greenland, a deserted B-29 bomber awaits rescue for more than 50 years. Watch the program.

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Books

  • The Great War and Modern Memory

    by Paul Fussell

  • The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

    by William L. Shirer

  • The Making of the Atomic Bomb

    by Richard Rhodes

  • The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy

    by David E. Hoffman

  • The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

    by The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks

  • Spycraft: The Secret History of the CIA's Spytechs, from Communism to Al-Qaeda

    by Robert Wallace and H. Keith Melton

  • The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America

    by James Bamford

  • Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War

    by Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, and William Broad

  • Spy Satellites and Other Intelligence Technologies That Changed History

    by Thomas Graham Jr. and Keith Hansen

  • Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century

    by P.W. Singer

  • The New Face of War: How War Will Be Fought in the 21st Century

    by Bruce D. Berkowitz

  • My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

    by Kim Philby

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