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Review: 15 Minutes: General Curtis Lemay and the Countdown to Nuclear Annihilation

User Review  - Ilya - Goodreads

There is an old joke that the best way to ensure traffic safety is to equip each car with a sharp spike in the steering wheel, which would pierce the driver's chest in case of an accident; it will ... Read full review

Review: 15 Minutes: General Curtis Lemay and the Countdown to Nuclear Annihilation

User Review  - Peter Mcloughlin - Goodreads

I thought the book was a good history of the Strategic Air Command and an accurate picture of early cold war strategy and logistics. The stories about lost bombs was chilling and the mechanics of ... Read full review

Review: 15 Minutes: General Curtis Lemay and the Countdown to Nuclear Annihilation

User Review  - Dave Hoff - Goodreads

SAC needs 15 minutes to retaliate if Russia launches it's Nuclear attack on the US. The Cold War from 1945 to 1991 build-up, Prop planes to Missiles.Civilian spotters to the DEW line. Read full review

Review: 15 Minutes: General Curtis Lemay and the Countdown to Nuclear Annihilation

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

This was a fascinating book. If you ever wondered how devistating nuclear war in the 50s and 60s would have been, check this book out. It focuses primarily on Curtis LeMay and the Strategic Air ... Read full review

Review: 15 Minutes: General Curtis Lemay and the Countdown to Nuclear Annihilation

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

I received this book from the Goodreads Firstreads program. 15 Minutes is possibly one of the most important books I have read in a long time. The book chronicles the history of the Cold War, SAC and ... Read full review

Review: 15 Minutes: General Curtis Lemay and the Countdown to Nuclear Annihilation

User Review  - Lee - Goodreads

15 Minutes is a narrative of the Cold War, deterrence, near misses, disasters and unsung heroes. The book is a series of anecdotes and vignettes arranged in chronological order. From the formation of ... Read full review


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