Project Emily : Thor IRBM and the RAF (Book, 2008) []
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Project Emily : Thor IRBM and the RAF

Project Emily : Thor IRBM and the RAF

Author: John Boyes
Publisher: Stroud : Tempus, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A detailed account of the period when Thor IRBM formed part of our nuclear deterrent.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Boyes
ISBN: 9780752446110 0752446118
OCLC Number: 212432206
Description: 160 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Missiles --
The birth of ballistic missiles --
Early disappointments and successes --
The Thor agreement: finding the bases --
Building the infrastructure --
The first Thor arrives --
Training and squadron operations --
The Cuban crisis and the end of Project Emily.
Responsibility: John Boyes.


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Great overview of Project EMILY

by tdrss (WorldCat user published 2016-04-27) Very Good Permalink

The first striking fact the reader will notice is more than adequate coverage of the history of the ballistic missile. Author Boyes paces the story appropriately, beginning with Nazi Germany’s...
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