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History of Strategic Air and Ballistic Missile Defense: Volume II (1956-1972) By U.S. Army Center of Military History
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This is the second of two draft volumes on the history of strategic air and ballistic missile defense from 1945 to 1972. It covers the 1955–1972 portion of the larger period, and is organized... More > into five interrelated and progressively more detailed chapters. Chapter I provides a comparison of U.S. and Soviet strategies, Chapters II and III deal with U.S. strategy and Soviet strategy, while Chapters IV and V cover U.S. systems and Soviet systems. This Executive Summary is drawn directly from, and highlights critical judgments of, these five chapters. As such, it outlines the substance of the much larger body of primary evidence contained in the separate books in this draft volume which was gathered to address the reasons underlying policy formulation and decision making for strategic defense and the relationship between the superpowers within that highly complex security policy arena. Results of research concerning factors influencing attitudes of policy/decision makers at critical times appear in Chapters...< Less
History of Strategic Air and Ballistic Missile Defense: Volume I (1945–1955) By U.S. Army Center of Military History
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As part of a larger study of the strategic arms competition which developed after World War II between the United States and the U.S.S.R., this study of the two countries’ strategies for air... More > and ballistic missile defense addresses two broad subjects: (1) How did each country approach the problem of defense against the threat from the air? (2) Why did each country accent particular elements of an air defense strategy at various periods between 1945 and 1972? The first question concerns the means that leaders chose for defense against an increasingly sophisticated offensive threat. For the most part, the history of that sequential selection of defenses from available technology and budgetary resources is a matter of evidential fact. In Chapters IV and V and several appendices of chronologies, tables, charts, maps and notes, this volume provides a distillation of those facts for the 1945–1955 period. The second question, by far the more difficult of the two, concerns elite perceptions and motivations...< Less
Our Family Military History By Susan Jimison
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Military history compilation for the Thompson, Clotfelter family line. Containing information on World War II Vietnam, Iraqi Freedom, and Cold War Era.
Our Family Military History By Susan Jimison
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Military history compilation for the Thompson, Clotfelter family line. Containing information on World War II Vietnam, Iraqi Freedom, and Cold War Era.
Confederate Military History - Georgia By Joseph T. Derry
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This set was written by distinguished men of the South, producing a work which truly portrays the Times and Issues of the Confederacy. There are individual volumes for each state: Maryland, West... More > Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas,Texas & Florida. Each state being treated in a separate history allows space for details concerning its peculiar story, its own devotion, its own heroes, and its battlefields. These volumes contain information on each unit; where, when, and by whom the unit was formed. There are also some Rosters.< Less
Confederate Military History - Georgia By Joseph T. Derry
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This set was written by distinguished men of the South, producing a work which truly portrays the Times and Issues of the Confederacy. There are individual volumes for each state: Maryland, West... More > Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas,Texas & Florida. Each state being treated in a separate history allows space for details concerning its peculiar story, its own devotion, its own heroes, and its battlefields. These volumes contain information on each unit; where, when, and by whom the unit was formed. There are also some Rosters.< Less
Confederate Military History - Alabama By Gen. Joseph Wheeler
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This set was written by distinguished men of the South, producing a work which truly portrays the Times and Issues of the Confederacy. There are also individual volumes for each state: Maryland,... More > West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas,Texas & Florida. Each state being treated in a separate history allows space for details concerning its peculiar story, its own devotion, its own heroes, and its battlefields. These volumes contain information on each unit; where, when, and by whom the unit was formed. There are also some Rosters.< Less
Confederate Military History - Alabama By Gen. Joseph Wheeler
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This set was written by distinguished men of the South, producing a work which truly portrays the Times and Issues of the Confederacy. There are also individual volumes for each state: Maryland,... More > West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas,Texas & Florida. Each state being treated in a separate history allows space for details concerning its peculiar story, its own devotion, its own heroes, and its battlefields. These volumes contain information on each unit; where, when, and by whom the unit was formed. There are also some Rosters.< Less
Confederate Military History - Texas By O. M. Roberts
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This set was written by distinguished men of the South, producing a work which truly portrays the times and issues of the Confederacy. It was edited by Gen. Clement A. Evans of Georgia. There are... More > individual volumes for each state: Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas & Florida.< Less
History of British Military By Chris Mayhew
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A book covering 200 years of British history in cartoon humour.