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I definitely recommend it, if you have been fascinated by the previous books this will not delude you.
There's no shortage of books about the development and testing of nuclear weapons by the two great Cold War adversaries, the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
His access to primary sources, the specific players, and the politicians gives the book extraordinary depth and credibility.
There's no shortage of books about the development and testing of nuclear weapons by the two great Cold War adversaries, the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Terry Sunday
I had read the first two books from Richard Rhodes about nuclear weapons (“The making of the atomic bomb” and “Dark Sun”) in the 1990s and both had really fascinated me. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Paolo Capoferro
Very well written, great follow on from the dark sun. Richard Rhodes takes you from tthe heights of the Cold War to its end and the legacy of this period of the 20th Century.Published 5 months ago by StuartMoodie
A wonderfully incisive book. Rhodes does it yet again. He is a consummate craftsman at writing non fiction in fictional forms which keeps one riveted from cover to cover. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ijaz Durrani
You really need to read all 4 of the books in this series, but this one is as chilling as all the others. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Sefton
There have been numerous instances of newsworthy incidents where I have had direct knowledge of what happened and then went on to find many errors in published accounts. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Jerold D. Kowalsky
I bought this book for my brother as a Chirstmas gift. It arrived on time and in okay condition. The book was mostly fine, but on the front cover there were a few scratches even... Read morePublished on December 30, 2012 by a_bennett
Rhodes sadly ends his three volume work with a biased volume that displays more about Rhodes' card carrying Democratic Party credentials than his credentials as a writer of... Read morePublished on March 1, 2012 by Amazon Customer