Last Missile Site

Last Missile Site : An Operational & Physical History of Nike Site SF-88, Fort Barry, California

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Go inside a Nike missile site! View the inner workings and relive the day-to-day operations. Told through the eyes of the men and women who stood ready at Site SF-88, THE LAST MISSILE SITE paints a vivid picture of the around-the-clock military mission that protected our nation from aerial attack during the tensest years of the Cold War.



THE LAST MISSILE SITE is the first book to fully describe SF-88--the only restored Nike missile site--and is ideal for historic preservationists, ColdWar buffs, military historians, vets, park managers, park visitors, and volunteer groups.



Inside you'll find:



Historical and present-day photographs



New 3-D graphics



Full-color maps



Extensive oral history interviews



Full index
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Product details

  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 225 x 230 x 10.16mm | 574g
  • Bodega Bay, CA, United States
  • English
  • b/w photos & maps
  • 0976149419
  • 9780976149415
  • 1,699,518

About Stephen F. Haller

Stephen Haller is the park historian and branch chief for Cultural Resources at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. He was formerly the curator of historic documents at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. He specializes in the study of shipwrecks, military history, and historic landscapes in the Bay Area. He is the author of numerous books and publications. John Martini is a retired NPS park ranger who was curator of Military History at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. He served as a ranger at Fort Point National Historic Site, Alcatraz Island, the Presidio of San Francisco, and Sagamore Hill National Historic Site. He is the author of numerous books and articles on military history.
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