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The real-life story of a country boy whose transition from college into military life brought increasing involvement with advanced weaponry of the Cold War. This odyssey into the shadows of secrecy begins with the assassination of a President, then tells of becoming a Viet Nam era draftee who wore the uniform of a sailor rather than a soldier, then unfolds along paths that wind their way into cryptic, clandestine service as a Top Secret operative for a little known agency of the US Government. This story goes deep into the obscure world of nuclear warheads and secret facilities told as adventures beyond his wildest imagination.
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The stories told in this book began a career in science for the author and his co-adventurer wife, Mary. Following return to civilian life and re-entry into college, while keeping exploits as an H-bomb mechanic under wraps, the author advanced his knowledge in the fields of atomic and molecular physics to become a research staff scientist at a National Laboratory. His career of research and development into civilian used of energy, including nuclear fusion and fission, grew from this decision not to pursue weapons further. He chose a new career path with his previous secret exploits continuall undisclosed. This book continues the author's second career as a writer with many books, many magazine and newspaper features, and a multitude of published photos to his credit. Previous books are, Return to Thunder Road, Checkmate, Blood of the Roses, and other titles available from Amazon.com.
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Book Description Gabbard Publications, 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0975535811
Book Description Gabbard Publications, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0975535811
Book Description Gabbard Publications, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110975535811