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The Resource At the abyss : an insider's history of the Cold War, Thomas C. Reed ; [introduction by George H.W. Bush]

At the abyss : an insider's history of the Cold War, Thomas C. Reed ; [introduction by George H.W. Bush]

Label
At the abyss : an insider's history of the Cold War
Title
At the abyss
Title remainder
an insider's history of the Cold War
Statement of responsibility
Thomas C. Reed ; [introduction by George H.W. Bush]
Creator
Contributor
Writer of introduction
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An unvarnished view of America's fight against Communism, from the end of WWII to the closing of the Strategic Air Command
Cataloging source
LAL
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D843
LC item number
.R36 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Label
At the abyss : an insider's history of the Cold War, Thomas C. Reed ; [introduction by George H.W. Bush]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "A Presidio Press book." ; Ballantine Books
Contents
Communist takeovers and makeovers -- The fifties unfold -- The Paparazzi pilots -- Howard Hughes supplies the props -- Rockets and missiles -- Sputnik and the missile gap -- Nuclear weapons and the Soviet Union -- The American cyberskippers -- The resumption of nuclear tests -- Getting started in Vietnam -- Winter on the Spanish coast -- Dawn of the information age -- The Air Force recovers from Vietnam -- Inefficiency kills, empires as well as people -- President Reagan sets up the checkmate -- Ghost stories from the Reagan White House -- The queen of hearts -- Cheney, Powell, and the nuclear genie -- The closers -- The Soviet solstice -- The heroes -- Closing down
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 368 p.
Isbn
9780891418375
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54660419
  • 773638
Label
At the abyss : an insider's history of the Cold War, Thomas C. Reed ; [introduction by George H.W. Bush]
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "A Presidio Press book." ; Ballantine Books
Contents
Communist takeovers and makeovers -- The fifties unfold -- The Paparazzi pilots -- Howard Hughes supplies the props -- Rockets and missiles -- Sputnik and the missile gap -- Nuclear weapons and the Soviet Union -- The American cyberskippers -- The resumption of nuclear tests -- Getting started in Vietnam -- Winter on the Spanish coast -- Dawn of the information age -- The Air Force recovers from Vietnam -- Inefficiency kills, empires as well as people -- President Reagan sets up the checkmate -- Ghost stories from the Reagan White House -- The queen of hearts -- Cheney, Powell, and the nuclear genie -- The closers -- The Soviet solstice -- The heroes -- Closing down
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 368 p.
Isbn
9780891418375
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54660419
  • 773638

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