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Area 51 an uncensored history of America's top secret military base / Annie Jacobsen.

Jacobsen, Annie. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780316193863
  • ISBN: 0316193860
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 523 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue : 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 -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Area 51 (Nev.) > History.
Military bases > Nevada > History.
Proving grounds > Nevada > History.
Military intelligence > United States > History.
Defense information, Classified > United States > History.
Military research > United States > History.
Undercover operations > United States > History.
Area 51 (Nev.) > Biography.
Soldiers > United States > Biography.
Intelligence officers > United States > Biography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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