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The Pentagon : a history : the untold story of the wartime race to build the Pentagon--and to restore it sixty years later

Auteur : Steve Vogel
Éditeur : New York : Random House, ©2007.
Édition/format :   Livre : Anglais : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
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The creation of the Pentagon in seventeen whirlwind months during World War II is one of the great construction feats in American history, involving a tremendous mobilization of manpower, resources, and minds, creating an institution that ranks with a handful of other structures as symbols recognized around the world. In July 1941, the Army construction chief sprang the idea of building a single, huge headquarters  Lire la suite...
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Vogel, Steve.
Pentagon.
New York : Random House, c2007
(OCoLC)607812568
Online version:
Vogel, Steve.
Pentagon.
New York : Random House, c2007
(OCoLC)607927028
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Steve Vogel
ISBN : 9781400063031 1400063035
Numéro OCLC : 74354090
Description : xxv, 626 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contenu : Prelude --
The making of the Pentagon --
Dynamite in a Tiffany box --
The Somervell blitz --
Dream building --
Carrying L'Enfant's banner --
A first-class battle --
Hell's bottom --
Under way --
The view from high and low --
They wouldn't dare attack Pearl Harbor --
The big push --
The plank walkers --
Hell-an-gone --
One of the worst blunders of the war --
The race to move in the high command --
Headquarters for the war --
What to do with the Pentagon. --
The remaking of the Pentagon --
No decent peace --
The battle of the Pentagon --
The remaking of the Pentagon --
September 11, 2001 --
The Phoenix project --
Epilogue.
Responsabilité : Steve Vogel.

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The creation of the Pentagon in seventeen whirlwind months during World War II is one of the great construction feats in American history, involving a tremendous mobilization of manpower, resources, and minds, creating an institution that ranks with a handful of other structures as symbols recognized around the world. In July 1941, the Army construction chief sprang the idea of building a single, huge headquarters that could house the entire War Department, then scattered in seventeen buildings around Washington. The Pentagon's post-World War II history is told through its critical moments, including the troubled birth of the Department of Defense during the Cold War, the tense days of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the tumultuous 1967 protest against the Vietnam War. The attack of September 11 is related with new details, as is the race to rebuild the damaged Pentagon, a restoration that echoed the spirit of its creation.--From publisher description.

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