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    Read & Download Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board [Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board] EBOOK NEW This was pretty funny or sad depending on how you view it Hindsight isn't always 20 20 but you have the luxury of multiple perspectives of course you have to live life forwards not backwards and as much as Houghton relays the absurdit

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    [Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board] EBOOK NEW A bit of interesting information about the CIA and some of their weirder plans It was just an ok read for me

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    [Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board] EBOOK NEW Spook history from a spook historianSome very laughable moments when one realizes the full potential of our clandestine overseers’ incompetence Houghton’s humor was not for me but made for an easier and informal read It would’ve

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    [Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board] EBOOK NEW This book is of some interest to those interested in science the cold war espionage or historical oddities However it could have been a better book than it is if the author hadn't tried uite so hard to be so cute I actually struggle to categorize the writing in this book Some people call it dumbing down but I don't think it's that Rather it is the kind of writing that is trying too hard to reach people who otherwise hate to read

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    Read & Download Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board Vince Houghton ↠ 8 Free download Summary Û eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Vince Houghton Nuking The Moon was an entertaining book about various military and intelligence plans that never got off the drawing board Most of the schemes discussed fell into the categories of too expensive or ridiculous Houghton writes about CIA plans to use housecats as listening devices unsupervised nuclear weapons floating out at sea and spray painting foxes in dayglo colors to scare the Japanese people At times this book runs the gamut of frig

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    [Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board] EBOOK NEW A whole bunch of really really bad ideas and a few interesting ones that just didn't work out are explored in this book of failures From exploding bats to giant space mirrors to the titular nuking of the Moon Dr Vince Houghton takes

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    Summary Û eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Vince Houghton [Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board] EBOOK NEW What a marvelous dinner guest Mr Houghton must be This book was highly informative written in a witty down to earth manner I received

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    [Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board] EBOOK NEW Summary Û eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Vince Houghton 45 I really enjoyed this Like stifling laughter while I read in my office at work level enjoy The author has a snarky nerdy humour that suits me perfectly This sparked so many 'did you know?' moments that started some really cool conversations It was a refreshing reminder as to the level of insanity and absurdity that defined the cold war era Also this entire book is an argument for heavy oversight of DoD spending because it is sad somet

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    [Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board] EBOOK NEW This book started with an interesting premise to show all the interesting and weird projects that were funded and developed from the 1940s until now in the intelligence and military field The author who has a doctorate in history tried hard to make some of this book funny and found some interesting projects to cover in this book There are 21 projects on a whole a chapter for each and roughly grouped by a common theme Y

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    [Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board] EBOOK NEW This review originally published in Looking For a Good Book Rated 40 of 5Who doesn't like reading about secret government plots and massively ridiculous ideas that were once seriously considered? Well if you don't then just move on as this clearly isn't for you But if the idea of reading about stupid top secret government plans puts an evil grin on your face then consider thisWhether it's the CIA's plan to implant live cats with l

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Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board Summary Å 108 Of US plans to justify attacking Cuba Through extensive archival research and expert interviews Vincent Houghton has dug up than thirty of these fascinating abandoned plans and recounts the story behind each one in vivid captivating detail revealing not only what might have happened but also what each one tells us about the history and people around it The first ever book to bring these historical episodes together this wholly original work alternatively terrifying and hilarious but always riveting is the uniue story of history left on the drawing board. 45 I really enjoyed this Like stifling laughter while I read in my office at work level enjoy The author has a snarky nerdy humour that suits me perfectly This sparked so many did you know moments that started some really cool conversations It was a refreshing reminder as to the level of insanity and absurdity that defined the cold war era Also this entire book is an argument for heavy oversight of DoD spending because it is sad sometimes to think of what better good all the billions of dollars wasted on these projects could have done Occasionally there were tangential beneficial discoveries or scientific advancement but it seemed so much of this was just in vain

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Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board Summary Å 108 The International Spy Museum's Historian takes us on a wild tour of missions schemes and weapons that were planned but ultimately deemed too dangerous expensive ahead of their time or even certifiably insaneIn 1958 the US Air Force nuked the moon as a show of military might In 1967 the CIA implanted recording devices in live cats and sent them into Russia as spies In 1942 the British built an aircraft carrier made of ice and sawdust impervious to German torpedoes Of course none of these things ever happenedBut in Nuking the Moon intelligence historian Vi. Spook history from a spook historianSome very laughable moments when one realizes the full potential of our clandestine overseers incompetence Houghton s humor was not for me but made for an easier and informal read It would ve been enjoyable for me if it weren t for his giddiness for spies and arms and his random tangents on Russian collusion and climate change One can wholeheartedly feel the intelligence agencies input in this production and I should have figured that going into it

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Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board Summary Å 108 Ncent Houghton shows us that what didn't happen is just as illuminating and every bit as engrossing WWII and the Cold War were periods of desperation and innovation a combination that led to brilliant missions and technological advances But for every Argo or Operation Mincemeat there were countless abandoned plans Some are laughable like the US Navy's plan to train pigeons to pilot missiles; some are implausible like the Kennedy administration's plan to build a command center 4000 feet underground; and some are legitimately terrifying like the cornucopia. Nuking The Moon was an entertaining book about various military and intelligence plans that never got off the drawing board Most of the schemes discussed fell into the categories of too expensive or ridiculous Houghton writes about CIA plans to use housecats as listening devices unsupervised nuclear weapons floating out at sea and spray painting foxes in dayglo colors to scare the Japanese people At times this book runs the gamut of frightening and hilarious

  • Hardcover
  • 304
  • Nuking the Moon And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board
  • Vince Houghton
  • en
  • 21 August 2019
  • 9780525505174