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Author Carpenter, Lee, 1925-

Title Memoirs of a cold warrior [electronic resource] : the struggle for nuclear parity / Lee C. Carpenter.

Imprint New York : Algora Pub., ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 230 pages)
Summary As Russia re-asserts itself on the global stage, and now the Peoples Republic of China, too, a look back at the hard, cold facts of the Cold War may improve Americans? understanding of our relative strengths and weaknesses and the continuing vulnerability of our primacy in the world. A defense analyst who served on the frontlines of the struggle for military parity, the author was party to the steps taken by US military, technical and industrial groups to assess, counter, and of course to seek to outperform Moscow throughout the Cold War, until the "collapse" of the Soviet Union.
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Subject Carpenter, Lee, 1925-
Carpenter, Lee, 1925-
Nuclear weapons -- Government policy -- United States -- History.
Ballistic missiles -- Design and construction.
Intercontinental ballistic missiles -- United States.
Intercontinental ballistic missiles -- Soviet Union.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Aerospace engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Carpenter, Lee, 1925- Memoirs of a cold warrior. New York : Algora Pub., ©2009 9780875867021 0875867022 (DLC) 2009003053 (OCoLC)300982335
ISBN 9780875867045 (electronic bk.)
0875867049 (electronic bk.)
0875867022 (trade paper : alk. paper)
9780875867021 (trade paper : alk. paper)
0875867030 (hard cover : alk. paper)
9780875867038 (hard cover : alk. paper)