Cover image for Area 51 : an uncensored history of America's top secret military base
Area 51 : an uncensored history of America's top secret military base
Title:
Area 51 : an uncensored history of America's top secret military base
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication Information:
New York , NY : Little, Brown & Co., 2011.
ISBN:
9780316132947
Physical Description:
xv, 523 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
The secret city -- The riddle of Area 51 -- Imagine a war of the worlds -- The secret base -- The seeds of a conspiracy -- The need-to-know -- Atomic accidents -- From ghost town to boomtown -- Cat and mouse becomes downfall -- The base builds back up -- Wizards of science, technology, and diplomacy -- What airplane? -- Covering up the cover-up -- Dull, dirty, and dangerous requires drones -- Drama in the desert -- The ultimate boys' club -- Operation Black Shield and the secret history of the USS Pueblo -- The MiGs of Area 51 -- Meltdown -- The lunar-landing conspiracy and other legends of Area 51 -- From camera bays to weapons bays, the Air Force takes control -- Revelation.
Abstract:
Presents a history of the most famous secret military installation in the world, assembled from interviews with the people who served there and formerly classified information.
Holds: