Rings of Supersonic Steel: Air Defenses of the United States Army, 1950-1979
The only comprehensive Cold War missile book on the market today. Once upon a time, America's major cities were protected from air attack by rings of supersonic steel. these supersonic sentinels are gone now, but you can rediscover this fascinating Cold War-era technology in the third edition of Rings of Supersonic Steel. Lear how the NIKE and other missiles systems worked. Locate former nuclear missile sites in your neighborhood. Rings of Supersonic Steel is an introductory history of the U.S>continental air defenses missile network and a compete survery of all NIKE, BOMARC, the Safeguard sites in the Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii and Canada. This expanded edition includes updated text based upon information from new sources and from fellow enthusiasts.
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