I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in US history.
The author is listed has having written several books on military history, but makes some very basic mistakes with incorrectly naming well known personalities.
Indeed, you could read this book one randomly selected page at a time, rather than from start to finish, that is how lacking in overall structure it is.
Authors that don't know the difference between "breeches" and "breaches" need editors. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Eric
Very good read as there is so little written history of gen Kenya and sac. More repetition than I would have liked but good nonetheless. Read morePublished 15 days ago by porkrind276
The book gave a highly informative overview of the Cold War era. Having served on a SAC base from 1967-69 it helped to better explain some of the activity I saw on a daily basis. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Richard Gray
Having lived through the Cold War, this made me realise how easily the "Unthinkable War: could have happened/Published 2 months ago by John Barry Pearce
Shows just how many idiots had their fingers on the "launch button" and nothing but dumb luck saved us more than once!Published 3 months ago by karl schmidt
I was raised in SAC and to read about this was like seeing things I never realized as a kid. Very eye opening and the silence about the work was so very true!!! Read morePublished 3 months ago by Susan E Elliott
A fascinating tour of the abnormal mental state of the Cold War. Honestly brutal, this is the untold story of how close the world came to mutually assured destruction. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Matthew E. Harbowy
I enjoyed this book a lot. Am now starting "Command and Control," another Cold War/nuclear weapons book. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Scott A. Wimmer