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Book:Stockpile : the story behind 10,000 strategic nuclear weapons / Jerry Miller.:c2010. Book Stockpile : the story behind 10,000 strategic nuclear weapons / Jerry Miller.
Stockpile : the story behind 10,000 strategic nuclear weapons / Jerry Miller.
Author: Miller, Jerry 1919-
Publication year: c2010.
Language: English
Call Number UA23 .M56 2010
Media class: Book
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 9781591145318 1591145317
Notes:
"This history covers the policies and problems faced by each U.S. president from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama, as they coped with this nuclear stockpile."--Dust jacket.
Extent: xix, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Preface : Weaponeers -- An overview : questions from the past -- Civilian authority : from Roosevelt to Obama -- Control : from military to civilian -- Policy : hawk or dove? -- Strategies : cities or silos? -- Guidance : orders to the targeteers -- Intelligence : never trust the stuff -- Targeting : the process -- The SIOP : plan for destruction -- The scientists : contributions of technology -- The military : inter-service rivalry -- The politicians : nukes--political or military? -- Educating the public : an unfinished task -- Arms control : who needs it? -- The future : what is next?

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