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Military and government technology / Ian Graham.

Graham, Ian, 1953- (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library YA 623 GRA (Text) 70741000132336 Adult Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410939104 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 56 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Raintree, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes chronology.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Lessons learned -- The Turtle -- Acoustic mirrors -- Balloon bombs -- Ice ships -- Flying wings -- Superguns -- The Komet -- The strategic defense initiative -- Bat bombs -- Spy satellites -- The Great Panjandrum -- The Vasa -- The Thresher.
Summary, etc.: This book covers thirteen areas where the military got it wrong, discusses what happened in the failure, and describes the lessons that were learned.
Target Audience Note: 4-8 Medialog, Inc.
1010 Lexile.
Subject: Military art and science > Technological innovations > History.
Military art and science > Technological innovations > History > Juvenile literature.
Military weapons > History.
Military weapons > History > Juvenile literature.
Military art and science > Juvenile literature.

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