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A COLD WAR THRILLER THAT JUST
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THE HIROSHIMA LEGACY
Only once in the history of civilization has any one nation possessed sufficient power to truly conquer the world. That nation was the United States of America and the power was atomic. From August the 6th, 1945, the fateful day of Hiroshima, until July the 14th, 1949, when the first Soviet atomic explosion took place, that terrible monopoly of power was at the option of the President of the United States, subject to his ability to get Congress to support its use. Civilization stood at the nuclear crossroads to eternity, waiting for the man with the guts and the vision to risk its nightmares to bring about its dreams.
In this alternative history the man was Glen J. Anderson.
During the desperate days of the Berlin airlift there was an alternate solution. Anderson champions that alternative and uses it to destroy the Soviet Union's fledgling atomic programme. But the new ruler of Russia still has ambitions, leading to a daring commando raid on the major USAF atomic base at Lakenheath in England.
"For too long has our nation been divided between the Power and the Dream. Now is the time to use our power to enforce the Dream!"
Quoted from a speech by Glen J. Anderson, United States Secretary of Defence 1947 to 1949.