War Games

Front Cover
Berkley, 1989 - History - 402 pages
1 Review
Startling and disturbing, this is an up-to-date look at today's high-tech rehearsals for war. Political scenarios, military strategies and frightening, true-to-life maneuvers--all the games played by today's leaders are here, based on information gained through the Freedom of Information Act.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

War games: the secret world of the creators, players, and policy makers rehearsing World War III today

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Allen, author of Rickover, has written a solid nontechnical introduction to the development and use of military simulation. He includes abundant anecdotes and information drawn from various levels of ... Read full review

Contents

An Introduction and Scenario
1
Then and Now
21
The Nuclear Factor
42
Copyright

18 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1989)

Thomas B. Allen is an author and editor. For more than fifteen years he served with the National Geographic Society as associate chief of the book service. He edited the million-plus bestseller "We Americans" and has published numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, including "War Games. "Allen and Polmar have collaborated in writing seven books and numerous articles. Both live in the Washington area.

Bibliographic information