Friday, May 21, 2010
New titles: military history of Alaska
The Natural Resources Branch of the U.S. Army's Directorate of Public Works for the Alaska Garrison recently sent the JTEL ten books in a series on the history of Alaska as it relates to the Cold War, Fort Richardson, Fort Wainwright, the Army Corps of Engineers, and so on. These military history titles are: (by Kathy Price) Tracking the Unthinkable: The Donnelly Flats MIDAS Ground Station and the Early Development of Space Warning Systems, 1959-1967; The World War II Heritage of Ladd Field, Fairbanks, Alaska; Homesteads on Fort Wainwright, Alaska; and Northern Defenders: Cold War Context of Ladd Air Force Base, Fairbanks, Alaska, 1947-1961. By Karen Waddell, we have Cold War Historical Context 1951-1991 Fort Richardson, Alaska, United States Army Alaska; by Kristy Hollinger are The Haines-Fairbanks pipeline; Homesteads on Fort Richardson, Alaska; and The Early Electrification of Anchorage; and by Ronald J. Burr Neely, Jr., Early transportation routes, Fort Wainwright, Alaska and Early mining history: Fort Wainwright and Fort Greely, Alaska.