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.
Having lived through the Cold War, this made me realise how easily the "Unthinkable War: could have happened/Published 22 hours 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 12 days 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 14 days 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Scott A. Wimmer
Jumps around a lot. Chopped into bite-sized pieces. Often episodic. I probably should have skimmed a bit more than I did.Published 1 month ago by PT
As a former Minuteman missileer in the early '80s, this helped explain a lot of SAC's culture that eluded me at the time.Published 1 month ago by Formerly known as E195A