Posts Tagged ‘cold war’

Peacemaker

cold war nuclear bomber by rick pisio

Cold War Missile Defense

Buy this picture A decommisioned Nike Hercules missile sits on the launcher at the SF-88 Nike Missile base at the Marin Headlands north of San Francisco. Between 1953 and 1979 the U.S. Army operated 280 Nike sites in North America as a last line of defense against a foreign air attack. The SF-88 Launcher area […]

Nike Hercules missiles in their storage bunker

Buy this picture Nike Hercules missiles in the storage bunker at the SF-88 Nike Missile base at the Marin Headlands north of San Francisco. Between 1953 and 1979 the U.S. Army operated 280 Nike sites in North America as a last line of defence against a foreign air attack. The SF-88 Launcher area is now […]