Planning Armageddon: Britain, the United States and the Command of Western Nuclear Forces, 1945–1964 (Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Volume 8)

Planning Armageddon: Britain, the United States and the Command of Western Nuclear Forces, 1945–1964 (Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Volume 8)

Len Scott, Stephen Twigge


Planning Armageddon offers the 1st exact account of Britain's Command, regulate, Intelligence and Communications infrastructure. A imperative topic of the publication is the British-American atomic dating and its implications for NATO procedure. in response to the memories of officers and army officials in either Britain and the USA and utilising lately declassified govt files, Planning Armageddon offers a scientific research of British involvement in nuclear making plans from Hiroshima to the improvement of Polaris. while, it offers an incredible exam of the operational weaknesses of the British nuclear deterrent and the capability risks provided through unwarranted secrecy.

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