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Bomb and Mine Disposal Officers - eBook
Bomb and Mine Disposal Officers - eBook
Bomb and Mine Disposal Officers - eBook
9780778798071 | In Stock
US$39.90
US$29.93
 
What qualities does it take to walk up to an unexploded bomb or mine and coolly and calmly examine it? To slowly and painstakingly, remove the cover and attempt to defuse it. To be completely alone while everyone else has taken cover? The rise of terrorism in the 21st Century and the evolution of car bombs and other improvised explosive devices mean that bomb disposal officers are in high demand once again in places as far apart as Northern Ireland and Afghanistan. This book looks at life as a bomb or mine disposal officer and covers what sort of person becomes a bomb disposal officer; a day in the life; training; types of device; the history of bomb disposal from WW1 to the present day in Iraq, Israel, and Afghanistan.

Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: T
Binding: Electronic book text
Series: The World's Most Dangerous Jobs
Author(s): Antony Loveless

Format
Size: 8″× 10″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

GRL: T
ATOS: 6.8
Dewey: 363.17
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2011

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Bomb and Mine Disposal Officers

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