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The Resource The brink : President Reagan and the nuclear war scare of 1983, Marc Ambinder

The brink : President Reagan and the nuclear war scare of 1983, Marc Ambinder

Label
The brink : President Reagan and the nuclear war scare of 1983
Title
The brink
Title remainder
President Reagan and the nuclear war scare of 1983
Statement of responsibility
Marc Ambinder
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The incredible story of the 1983 war game that triggered a tense, brittle period of nuclear brinkmanship between the United States and the former Soviet Union
Cataloging source
T7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ambinder, Marc
Dewey number
355.5/209409048
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • UA23
  • UA646
LC item number
  • .A5955 2018
  • .A637 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Military maneuvers
  • Nuclear crisis control
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Cold War
  • Europe
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
  • United States
Label
The brink : President Reagan and the nuclear war scare of 1983, Marc Ambinder
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Decapitation. Détente's rise and fall ; Toward protracted nuclear war ; Decapitation ; Man in the gap ; Project RYAN ; Warning ; Zero-zero ; Ivy League '82 ; Bogging down ; The view from London -- Part II: To the brink. 1983 ; The Evil Empire ; SDI and sabotage ; Provocations ; Diamonds ; Spy vs. spy ; Green shoots ; The Phantom (part I) ; The Phantom (part II) ; The day before The Day After ; Able Archer 83 ; FLASH telegram ; Validate and authenticate ; Open hatches -- Part III: Endgame(s). Sacrifice ; Warning of war ; Ivan and Anya ; What did we miss? ; Arguing on behalf of Soviet fears ; How can this be? ; Roll the dice ; A new hope, but still, Star Wars? ; Not to miss the chance ; To Geneva
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xx, 364 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476760377
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1042329649
  • (OCoLC)1042329649
Label
The brink : President Reagan and the nuclear war scare of 1983, Marc Ambinder
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Decapitation. Détente's rise and fall ; Toward protracted nuclear war ; Decapitation ; Man in the gap ; Project RYAN ; Warning ; Zero-zero ; Ivy League '82 ; Bogging down ; The view from London -- Part II: To the brink. 1983 ; The Evil Empire ; SDI and sabotage ; Provocations ; Diamonds ; Spy vs. spy ; Green shoots ; The Phantom (part I) ; The Phantom (part II) ; The day before The Day After ; Able Archer 83 ; FLASH telegram ; Validate and authenticate ; Open hatches -- Part III: Endgame(s). Sacrifice ; Warning of war ; Ivan and Anya ; What did we miss? ; Arguing on behalf of Soviet fears ; How can this be? ; Roll the dice ; A new hope, but still, Star Wars? ; Not to miss the chance ; To Geneva
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xx, 364 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476760377
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1042329649
  • (OCoLC)1042329649

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