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

Auteur: L Douglas Keeney
Uitgever: New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, 2011.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : Biografie : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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Presents an account of how America was nearly decimated during the Cold War by atomic weapons, drawing on previously classified documents to reveal a sequence of foiled operations, near-misses, and nuclear weapon testing accidents.
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Genre/Vorm: History
Military history
Genoemd persoon: Curtis E LeMay; Curtis E LeMay; Curtis E LeMay
Genre: Biografie, Internetbron
Soort document: Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: L Douglas Keeney
ISBN: 9780312611569 0312611560
OCLC-nummer: 651912520
Beschrijving: x, 372 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Inhoud: 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.
Andere titels: Fifteen minutes
Nuclear annihilation
Verantwoordelijkheid: L. Douglas Keeney.
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Presents an account of how America was nearly decimated during the Cold War by atomic weapons, drawing on previously classified documents to reveal a sequence of foiled operations, near-misses, and nuclear weapon testing accidents.

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