Fail-safe

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McGraw-Hill, 1962 - Fiction - 286 pages
The question of accidental war is examined in this novel about American planes which fly past the point of recall to drop nuclear bombs on Moscow.

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What happens when the safeguards in a system fail to protect us? An unidentified flying object comes into American air space so all the military might is called up to identify it and protect the U.S ... Read full review

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Well written and tense. Slightly dated but still worth the read. Easier to follow if you imagine Henry Fonda as the president as in the 1964 film. Read full review

Contents

The Translator
13
The War Room Omaha
25
Descent with Pomp and Authority
57
Copyright

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