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Twelve events that changed our world

Author: George H Walton
Publisher: New York, Cowles Book Co. [1970]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George H Walton
ISBN: 0402123913 9780402123910
OCLC Number: 104326
Description: viii, 240 pages illustrations, portraits 22 cm
Contents: Day of infamy: Pearl Harbor --
The boob tube: television --
The rat war: Stalingrad --
Jonas Salk: polio vaccine --
A smaller world: jet aircraft --
End of an age: Hiroshima --
Dragon teeth: the Communist takeover of China --
Cold war victory: the Berlin airlift --
Twilight of the gods: Dien Bien Phu --
America's Blacks: the 1954 Supreme Court decision --
Moon dust: Sputnik --
Eyeball to eyeball: the Cuban missile crisis.
Responsibility: [by] George Walton.

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