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Rearming for the Cold War, 1945-1960 (History of Acquisition in the Department of Defense #1)

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Contains a history of the acquisition of major weapon systems by the United States armed forces from 1945 to 1960. Organized chronologically, with individual chapters addressing the roles of OSD, the Army, Navy, and Air Force in two distinct periods. The first, roughly coinciding with President Truman's tenure, covers the years from the end of World War II through the end ...more
Hardcover, 780 pages
Published June 12th 2012 by Defense Dept., Office of the Secretary, Historical Office
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Craig Tyler
A fascinating read, dry at times, yes, but full of first hand accounts and information about acquisition of systems after WWII and before Vietnam.
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