Area 51 : an uncensored history of America's top secret military base / Annie Jacobsen.
By: Jacobsen, Annie.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: xv, 523 p.,  p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780316132947 (hardcover); 0316132942 (hardcover); 9780316197243 (international ed.); 0316197246 (international ed.).Other title: Area Fifty-one.Subject(s): Area 51 (Nev.) -- History | Military bases -- Nevada -- History | Proving grounds -- Nevada -- History | Military intelligence -- United States -- History | Defense information, Classified -- United States -- History | Military research -- United States -- History | Undercover operations -- United States -- History | Area 51 (Nev.) -- Biography | Soldiers -- United States -- Biography | Intelligence officers -- United States -- BiographyDDC classification: 358.4/170979314
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The secret city -- The riddle of Area 51 -- Imagine a war of the worlds -- The secret base -- The seeds of a conspiracy -- The need-to-know -- Atomic accidents -- From ghost town to boomtown -- Cat and mouse becomes downfall -- The base builds back up -- Wizards of science, technology, and diplomacy -- What airplane? -- Covering up the cover-up -- Dull, dirty, and dangerous requires drones -- Drama in the desert -- The ultimate boys' club -- Operation Black Shield and the secret history of the USS Pueblo -- The MiGs of Area 51 -- Meltdown -- The lunar-landing conspiracy and other legends of Area 51 -- From camera bays to weapons bays, the Air Force takes control -- Revelation.
Presents a history of the most famous secret military installation in the world, assembled from interviews with the people who served there and formerly classified information.