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15 minutes : General Curtis LeMay and the countdown to nuclear annihilation

Auteur : L Douglas Keeney
Éditeur: New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, 2011.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Biographie : Anglais : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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During the Cold War, a flight crew had 15 minutes to get their nuke-laden plane in the air from the moment Soviet bombers were detected -- 15 minutes between the earliest warning of an incoming nuclear strike and the first flash of an enemy warhead. This is the chilling true story of the incredibly risky steps our military took to protect us from that scenario, including over two thousand loaded bombers that crossed  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme: History
Military history
Personne nommée: Curtis E LeMay; Curtis E LeMay; Curtis E LeMay; Curtis E LeMay
Type d’ouvrage: Biographie, Ressource Internet
Type de document: Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: L Douglas Keeney
ISBN: 9780312611569 0312611560
Numéro OCLC: 651912520
Description: x, 372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contenu: Acknowledgments --
Introduction: Inextinguishable --
Prologue: War --
1945: Necessities --
1945: Seeds --
1945: Understanding Hiroshima --
1946: Disorganization --
1947: Becoming a weapon --
1948: Becoming a war command --
1949: Transformations --
1950: First lost bomb --
1950: Truman's hedge --
1951: Atomic cocktails --
1951: Rogue waves --
1952 Asphyxiated --
1953: Sword and the shield --
1954: Tower four --
1954: Weather Island --
1954: Blunt force --
1954: Rock --
1954: Runaway bomb --
1954: Material condition able --
1954: Burned out --
1954: Rescue --
1955: One bomb apart --
1955: Tower four --
1956: Two-man rule --
1956: Grape babies --
1957: Cocked bombers --
1957: Engineering nightmare --
1958: Hot cargo --
1958: Bombs-on-base --
1958: Irretrievably lost --
1959: Like a ship --
1959: Jumpy, alert-happy force --
1960: Hurricane Donna --
1960: Fire is gravy --
1961: One-point detonation --
1961: Clobber factor --
1961: Collapse --
1961: Tapping --
1962: DEFCON --
1962: Beer cans --
1963: Dead hand --
1964: Killing a society --
1965: Forever lamed --
1966: Complete weapons --
1966: Press targets --
1967: Vietnam --
1968: 13-8 minutes --
Epilogue --
Language of the Cold War --
Sources --
Index.
Autres titres: Fifteen minutes
Responsabilité: L. Douglas Keeney.
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During the Cold War, a flight crew had 15 minutes to get their nuke-laden plane in the air from the moment Soviet bombers were detected -- 15 minutes between the earliest warning of an incoming nuclear strike and the first flash of an enemy warhead. This is the chilling true story of the incredibly risky steps our military took to protect us from that scenario, including over two thousand loaded bombers that crossed American skies. They sometimes crashed and at least nine times resulted in nuclear weapons being accidentally dropped. A system would use timers and rockets to launch missiles even after everyone was dead. Disastrous atmospheric nuclear testing included a horrific runaway bomb that fooled scientists and put thousands of men in uniform in the center of a cloud of hot fallout. Here also are the people of the Cold War: the bomber pilots, the radar navigators, the signal-ferreting ravens, and thousands more who were taked with testing, transporting, and delivering the bombs the scientists made.

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