U.S. Atomic War Plans from 1945-1950
Professor John Curatola talked about his book, Bigger Bombs for a Brighter Tomorrow: The Strategic Air Command and American War Plans at the Dawn of the Atomic Age, 1945-1950. Professor Curatola argued that nuclear war strategies after World War II were poorly equipped and underfunded, and that the civilian led Atomic Energy Commission and the Air Force did not coordinate their efforts effectively. close
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John M. Curatola Associate Professor U.S. Army Command and General Staff College->Department of Military History
Kimberlee Ried Specialist National Archives at Kansas City, Missouri->Public Programs
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