Please recommend
   using these social sharing buttons:




  book details  


  books by Walter Parks  



Book: Reagan's Star Wars by Walter Parks

Book: Reagan's Star Wars by Walter Parks

categories: Book, Star Wars, Stalin, SDI, Atom Bomb, Ballistic Missile, Cuban Missile Crisis, Khrushchev, Russia, War, Technology, President Reagan

Walter Parks

Author Walter Parksabout this book: Reagan's Star Wars tells the story of how a major aerospace company used the Military Industrial Complex to create and get the Star Wars project funded.

President Eisenhower had warned: Beware of the Military Industrial Complex. The warning was ignored and we used the power of the Military Industrial Complex during my aerospace career to initiate the program.

The military industrial complex used 3 basic fears to show that we need to leapfrog current technology and develop a space based strategic defense system. The 3 fears were Hitler's development of the first ballistic missile during World War II, the US development and use of the atomic bomb in that war, and the growth and success of communism.

It became clear that future wars would never be the same and that greatly advanced weapons and defense systems would be needed.

Stalin had made communism work and he greatly advanced weapons technology and put Sputnik, the first satellite in earth orbit.

We combined these fears with a basic description of the potential of advanced technology to get the program funded.

Our initiating aerospace company got the first billion dollar contract to start the project development.

This book follows the step by step campaign to create Star Wars.

preview: read a sample from this book

what to read next: if you read and liked this book...

Learn more about this book,  Read reviews  or  Add to wish list

Read eBooks using the free Kindle Reading App

Other books by Walter Parks (more)

Tree of Life - Finding the Ancient Plant by Walter Parks
Twenty Little Froggies - Memorizing Poem by Walter Parks
Ancient Secrets - We Learned the Truths by Walter Parks
Last Eyewitnesses, World War II Memories - D-Day to 70th Anniversary by Walter Parks
God is Dark Energy by Walter Parks
Eden Evolution by Walter Parks
Aging is Preventable by Walter Parks

This book on





More Reviews

   • Book Review: The Encyclopedia of President Ronald Reagan by N.R. Mitgang & Malcolm Kushner
   • Book Review: A Cold War Love Affair by Bohdan O. Szuprowicz

  show list of all published reviews | subscribe to the feed

Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like | Boost Your Karma