Uncovering Soviet disasters: exploring the limits of glasnost

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Random House, 1988 - History - 317 pages
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Oberg investigates modern disasters in the Soviet Union--from space shots to industrial catastrophes, to pollution, floods and fires. What really happened, why were they covered up, and how were they finally discovered? This book explains it all. 8 pages of black-and-white photos.

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Oberg, an aerospace engineer and observer of USSR space and military activities, has written an eye-opening expose of about 250 Soviet disasters. Treated in surprising detail, given the secrecy of ... Read full review

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Dead Cosmonauts
156
Exploding Rockets
177
Reactors from the Sky
198
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