Strategy in the Missile Age

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  • Paperback
  • 436 pages
  • Strategy in the Missile Age
  • Bernard Brodie
  • English
  • 11 October 2018
  • 0691018529

About the Author: Bernard Brodie

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Strategy in the Missile Age Strategy in the Missile Age first reviews the development of modern military strategy to World War II, giving the reader a reference point for the radical rethinking that follows, as Dr Brodie considers the problems of the Strategic Air Command, of civil defense, of limited war, of counterforce or pre emptive strategies, of city busting, of missile bases in Europe, and so on The book, unlike so many on modern military affairs, does not present a program or defend a policy, nor is it a brief for any one of the armed services It is a balanced analysis of the requirements of strength for the 1960 s, including especially the military posture necessary to prevent war A unique feature is the discussion of the problem of the cost of preparedness in relation to the requirements of the national economy, so often neglected by other military thinkers.Originally published in 1959.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print on demand technology to again make available previously out of print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905. Read Strategy in the Missile Age –

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10 thoughts on “Strategy in the Missile Age

  1. Nate Huston says:

    Another one I nerded out a bit on First 150 pages or so are a decent primer to the origins of air strategy, which may or may not be useful to the reader The meat of the book, though, is a great discussion of the strategy of deterrence in general and nuclear deterrence in particular Given the near revolutionary impact of nukes to the calculus of deterrence, Brodie s insights are helpful to understanding what many of today s readers take for granted that nuclear deterrence and MAD was not alwa Another one I nerded out a bit on First 150 pages ...

  2. Graham says:

    Foundational, magisterial A must read for anyone interested in the basic principles and logic of strategy, the continuum of Douhet strategic bombing doctrines into the nuclear era, and the best, most succinct overview of systems analysis I ve ever read.