The Manned Missile: The Story of the B-70 ED REES 1960 Cold War ~ Experimental Aircraft ~ Strategic Bomber


Title: The Manned Missile: The Story of the B-70

Author: Ed Rees

Description: Second printing (November 1960). Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Interior is crisp and clean. Dust jacket has a bit of chipping to spine ends and the top edge of front panel; spine shows fading and is rubbed; a few soil spots on rear panel; not price clipped ($3.50). DJ in archival sleeve. Frontispiece illustration. xi, 182 pp. 8 x 5.25 inches.

An account of the B-70 and its development program. This high speed, high altitude strategic bomber was intended to be the replacement for the B-52, and the future of the plane was weighed against the relative advantages of ICBM's. At the time The Manned Missile was published the plane was still in development.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce
Place: New York
Year: 1960

Keywords: strategic bomber, experimental aircraft, USAF, Air Force, XB-70, Cold War,

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