Tech in the Trenches: Strategic Inventions of the Cold War, 1st Edition

  • Matt Bougie
  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 150261023X
  • ISBN-13: 9781502610232
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade - 9th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

During the Cold War, many new technologies emerged such as ballistic missiles, the M1 Abrams tank, and the television. This book describes the Cold War, the technologies that defined it, and the legacy of those inventions today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction: Setting the Scene.
1: A New Kind of War.
2: Trouble Rising.
3: Introducing Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles.
4: The Advent of Television.
5: Meet the Abrams Tank.
6: The Effects of the War on Everyday Americans.
7: Into a New Era.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Further Information.
Index.
About the Author.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction: The War That Changed America.
1: Antebellum America.
2: Preindustrial War.
3: The First Railroad War.
4: Barrels and Bullets.
5: Wood and Iron.
6: After the War.
7: Civil War Technology Today.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Further Information.
Index.
About the Author.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: The Great War.
2: Strange Bedfellows.
3: Conflicts Breed Innovations.
4: Domination of the Trenches.
5: Pioneers of Pain.
6: A Devastating Weapon.
7: A New Era in Warfare.
8: The Legacy of World War I.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Further Information.
Index.
About the Author.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Introduction: The Spark of Revolution.
2: From Civil War to World War.
3: Obstacles and Creative Solutions.
4: David Bushnell's Submarine.
5: James Jay's Invisible Ink.
6: Patrick Ferguson's Rifle.
7: The Inventions in Action.
8: A Lasting Impact.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Further Information.
Index.
About the Author.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: The Long War.
2: The Vietnam War.
3: War and a Century of Innovation.
4: Attack Helicopters: The Bell AH-1 Cobra.
5: Herbicidal Warfare: Agent Orange.
6: Photojournalism and Video Footage.
7: The Vietnam War and the Double-Edged Sword.
8: Innovation Today.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Further Information.
Index.
About the Author.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Introduction: A War to Remember.
2: Inside World War II.
3: The Technology of War.
4: Planes of War.
5: Rockets.
6: The Computer.
7: Aftermath of the War.
8: Lasting Effects.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Further Information.
Index.
About the Author.