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Area 51 : an uncensored history of America's top secret military base

Author: Annie Jacobsen
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a history of the most famous secret military installation in the world, assembled from interviews with the people who served there and formerly classified information.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Jacobsen
ISBN: 9780316132947 0316132942 9780316197243 0316197246 9781617936876 1617936871
OCLC Number: 707968871
Description: xv, 523 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : The secret city --
The riddle of Area 51 --
Imagine a war of the worlds --
The secret base --
The seeds of a conspiracy --
The need-to-know --
Atomic accidents --
From ghost town to boomtown --
Cat and mouse becomes downfall --
The base builds back up --
Wizards of science, technology, and diplomacy --
What airplane? --
Covering up the cover-up --
Dull, dirty, and dangerous requires drones --
Drama in the desert --
The ultimate boys' club --
Operation Black Shield and the secret history of the USS Pueblo --
The MiGs of Area 51 --
Meltdown --
The lunar-landing conspiracy and other legends of Area 51 --
From camera bays to weapons bays, the Air Force takes control --
Revelation --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Area Fifty-one
Responsibility: Annie Jacobsen.

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Presents a history of the most famous secret military installation in the world, assembled from interviews with the people who served there and formerly classified information.

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