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Author Miller, Jerry, 1919-2014.

Title Stockpile : the story behind 10,000 strategic nuclear weapons / Jerry Miller
Published Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2010]
©2010

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Description xix, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents An overview : questions from the past -- The 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?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nuclear weapons -- United States.
United States -- Military policy.
LC no. 2010022120
ISBN 9781591145318
1591145317