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A Scientist and His Experiences with Corruption and Treason in the U.S. Military-Industrial Establishment

By: Jacobs, Donald H.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, The Jacobs Instrument Co., Ltd.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23808975

Condition: Very Good


649 pages. A landmark expose of intrigue and treachery in the U.S. Navy's weapons development program. With an extensive technical background, author opened The Jacobs Instrument Company, in a suburb of Washington, D.C., and conceived and developed for the Navy a bombing system (electronic bombsight), known as the Bomb Director System Mark 6, and also as the AN/ARB-1. His experiences with this company form the bulk of this autobiography. Although powerful forces wished to suppress it, he fought for this vital weapon program during the Korean War in spite of overwhelming threats and pressur... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November (Nov.) 12, 1955 - Buck Crump and the CPR / The Unconquered Warriors of Ohsweken / Death of Jumbo the Elephant / Ben Ward-Price

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November (Nov.) 12, 1955 - Buck Crump and the CPR / The Unconquered Warriors of Ohsweken / Death of Jumbo the Elephant / Ben Ward-Price

By: Katz, Sidney; Bodsworth, Fred; Callwood, J.; Young, Scott; Dickson, Doris; Staebler, Edna; Maclure, John; Bannerman, James; Porter, M.; Croft, F.; Cummings, P.; Kerr, Illingworth H.; Wright, Theon; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4723

Condition: Good


124 pages. Features: Peter Whalley's cover illustrations depict the many phases of deer hunting; Editorial laments the 'sickness' of TV giveaway shows; How Iron Man Sir Anthony Eden Made Good; Half-page Wawanesa Insurance ad features photo of 1948 Olympic Champion Barbara Ann Scott figure skating; Great two-page colour ad for a white on red 1956 Plymouth Belvedere V-8 Four-door hardtop; The New Wonder Drugs That Fight Insanity - photo-illustrated article on Chlorpromazine and reserpine; Buck Crump's Love Affair with the CPR - photo-illustrated article on the rise of Buck Crump from machinist'... View more info