By Jeffrey E. Geiger
This e-book examines the background of the camp, beginning with its building. confirmed a few one hundred fifty miles north of la, Cooke was once designed for armored divisions, yet by way of the tip of the battle thousands of different really good organisations expert there. It supported many USO golf equipment and attracted a few of Hollywood’s top entertainers in addition to many from radio and stage.
With the outbreak of the Korean conflict, Cooke supported military nationwide safeguard and reserve devices. Its huge health center cared for struggle evacuees and armed forces clinical circumstances from different elements of the globe. while it turned an Air strength base, America’s first secret agent satellite tv for pc application was once performed from there. The intelligence info amassed from those missions exploded the parable of a “missile hole” with the Soviet Union. on the peak of the chilly struggle, America’s first ICBM missile outfitted with a nuclear warhead was once established at Vandenberg.
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Camp Cooke and Vandenberg Air Force Base, 1941–1966: From Armor and Infantry Training to Space and Missile Launches by Jeffrey E. Geiger