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Bigger Bombs for a Brighter Tomorrow: The Strategic Air by John M. Curatola

By John M. Curatola

correct after global conflict II, the us felt safe in its atomic monopoly. With the yank “Pax Atomica” in position, the loose global held an obvious strategic virtue over the Soviet bloc and observed itself as a bulwark opposed to communist expansion.
yet America’s atomic superiority within the early postwar years used to be extra fiction than truth. From 1945 until eventually 1950, the U.S. atomic arsenal was once poorly coordinated, built and funded. The newly shaped Atomic power fee inherited from the ny Engineer District a software being affected by terrible association, failing infrastructure and inner clash. the army institution and the Air Force’s Strategic Air Command little knew what to do with this new weapon.
The Air strength and the AEC didn't coordinate their efforts for a potential atomic air offensive and conflict plans have been ill-conceived, reflecting unrealistic expectancies of Air strength services and attainable political results. This loss of preparedness serves as a case examine within the tenuous nature of yank civilian-military relationships.
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