The Bomb

The Bomb

Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War

Book - 2020
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"Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Fred Kaplan takes us into the White House Situation Room, the Joint Chiefs of Staff's "Tank" in the Pentagon, and the vast chambers of Strategic Command in Omaha to bring us the untold stories--based on exclusive interviews and previously classified documents--of how America's presidents and generals have thought about, threatened, broached, and, in some cases, just barely avoided nuclear war from the dawn of the atomic age until now." -- Front flap
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2020]
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781982107291
1982107294
Characteristics: 372 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

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