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Cold War laboratory : RAND, the Air Force, and the American state, 1945-1950

Author: Martin J Collins
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©2002.
Series: Smithsonian history of aviation and spaceflight series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1946, before the start of the Cold War with the Soviet Union, the Army Air Forces established Project RAND - a groundbreaking 'think tank' designed to link leaders in the military and aircraft  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collins, Martin J., 1951-
Cold War laboratory.
Washington [D.C.] : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606930958
Online version:
Collins, Martin J., 1951-
Cold War laboratory.
Washington [D.C.] : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)607707077
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin J Collins
ISBN: 1588340864 9781588340863
OCLC Number: 48892584
Description: xviii, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: "A long-Haired Air Force?": Henry Arnold, Edward Bowles, and Planning for Science and Technology --
"Two Assignments Inextricably Related": The RAND Contract and Adapting the Military for Science and Technology --
Bowles and the Corporate Ideal: The Associationalist Vision Seen and Lost --
Reshaping RAND: Air Warfare as a Domain of Research --
The Strategic Bombing Systems Anaaysis: Science and the Cold War State.
Series Title: Smithsonian history of aviation and spaceflight series.
Responsibility: Martin J. Collins.
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