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The origins of SDI, 1944-1983

Author: Donald R Baucom
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1992.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A scholarly account of the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), tracing its roots back to 1944. Based on historical research as well as interviews with participants in the decision-making process, it  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baucom, Donald R.
Origins of SDI, 1944-1983.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c1992
(OCoLC)645820294
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald R Baucom
ISBN: 0700605312 9780700605316 0700611002 9780700611003
OCLC Number: 25317621
Description: xix, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Dawn of the Missile Age --
The Origins of Missile Defenses: From V-2 to NIKE-X --
Fielding an ABM System: Decision and Debate --
The SALT Decade --
SALT I and the Institutionalization of MAD --
The End of the SALT Era: Strategic Crisis --
An American Phoenix --
The Death of SAFEGUARD and the Reorientation of America's ABM Program --
The Reemergence of Ballistic Missile Defense as a National Issue: 1977-1981 --
Strategic Crisis, Presidential Response --
The High Frontier --
The Presidential Decision --
Epilogue: Triumph and Transition.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Donald R. Baucom.
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