Red Lightning, Black Thunder

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Penguin Group USA, Oct 1, 1992 - Fiction - 464 pages
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The acclaimed author of The Iskra Incident puts his experience as an Air Force commander and fighter pilot to extraordinary use once again in this top-notch techno-thriller, a "novel (that) rockets off the launch pad" (Library Journal). The U.S. and Soviets, long at peace on Earth, enter into a cold war in the far reaches of outer space.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Resurgent Russians preempt America's launch of a military supersatellite with their own system of orbiting hunter-killers. Col. Butler's first military thriller (The Iskra Incident, 1990) also ... Read full review

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Brigadier General Peter L. Novikov and Colonel Mike Chisholm square off against each other as this novel rockets off the launch pad in the race to militarize space. With just enough technical jargon ... Read full review


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