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Is this a page-turner full of great stories? Yes. Is it a trustworthy history book? No.
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This book was hard to put down. Its a fast moving inside look of the Cold War. Spies, satellites, Chrome Dome, B-52s, Peacekeeper ICBMs, GLCMs, Pershing IIs, nuclear targeting and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Michael Makar
A great although eye opening and frightening read, I learned a great deal! Clearly outlines the roles key leaders, including presidents, played in the ending of the Cold War.Published 15 months ago by WRP
As a 70+ reader who is a news hound and political juckie this book is an excellent insider view of the Cold War as well as some of the machination within the Reagon administration. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Amazon Customer
Aimed mainly on the development and use of the nuclear deterrent the book is really really interesting. And not boring! ;-)Published 22 months ago by Bc. Jan Machac
For anyone who lived in the decades following WWII, this is a chilling reminder of years when the world lived in blissful ignorance, while the nuclear giants were poised "at... Read morePublished on May 25, 2013 by Robert A. Schweim
I found this book at the American Science Museum of Energy (ASME) in Oak Ridge, Tenn.. It was placed in the scientific book area and this was the right place for it. Read morePublished on January 25, 2013 by Edmund P. Leigh
The percentage of people who understand the cold war is going down every year. Understandably. This book will put into context some of the madness. Read morePublished on May 11, 2012 by Pete