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Is their secret bunker Under what circumstances would we retaliate Where were the Soviets' UK targets thought to be Whose finger was and is on the button And what kind of world would have been left when the dust had settled and 'breakdown' had occurre. The Secret State details the UK s nuclear deterrent from the end of WWII through the Cold War with a brief excursus on how procedures stood at the time of Tony Blair An often chilling look at the historical realities and unrealities under which cabinet government operated in regard to the Cold War The UK s justification for acuiring and retaining the bomb the procedures used to activate the defenses at various points of the UK s history and details of declassified materials indicating the human toll that nu

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As Cold War Britain came under the terrifying shadow of nuclear destruction secret government plans were underway to ensure the survival of a chosen few Peter Hennessy's sensational book draws on recently declassified intelligence and war planning doc. I was considering putting this book into my horror list but it is no fiction no attempt to assuage real anxieties with fantasy This is the real thing and if I could give the book six stars I wouldPeter Hennessy has carved out a niche as the historian who is a safe pair of hands for the uasi official history of the near contemporary British StateHowever this is the United Kingdom and not yet a third world dictatorship so safe pair of hands merely means that he will respect continued security concerns O


About the Author: Peter Hennessy

Peter Hennessy is an English historian and academic specialising in the history of government Since 1992 he has been Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at ueen Mary University of LondonHe was born in Edmonton the youngest child of William G Hennessy by his marriage to Edith Wood Johnson HennessyHennessy attended the nearby Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School and on Sundays he



10 thoughts on “The Secret State Whitehall and the Cold War

  1. says:

    I was considering putting this book into my 'horror' list but it is no fiction no attempt to assuage real anxieties with fantasy This is the real thing and if I could give the book six stars I wouldPeter Hennessy has carved out a niche as the historian who is a 'safe pair of hands' for the uasi official history of the near contemporary British StateHowever this is the United Kingdom and not yet a third world dictatorship so 'safe

  2. says:

    A really interesting topic and the author clearly knows what's he's writing about but it's a bit of a slog The writing style is often challenging to the point of obfuscating the point I think a lot of this is due to the subject matter; for e

  3. says:

    Hennessy's book is a wealth of analysis of recently declassified documents that centre on the British government's plans for what would happen

  4. says:

    The topic is very interesting but the book could've done a lot better

  5. says:

    Extraordinary book A look at the State and Government during the Nuclear Cold War Years A must read

  6. says:

    Push through the endless lists of Communist Sympathiser organisations in chapter 3 the rest of the book is a great read of Britain's war planning and disaster continuity

  7. says:

    A fascinating and thought provoking book but one that needed focus and structure Chapters 2 8 were absolutely gripping outlining ho

  8. says:

    The Secret State details the UK's nuclear deterrent from the end of WWII through the Cold War with a brief excu

  9. says:

    ChillingA great read Lots of detail Some of it perhaps a little too wonkish Still Hennessy is a clear eyed critic as well as historian The stuff on the nuclear threat was particularly fascinating

  10. says:

    For those who wondered just how close the Cold War world really got to a nuclear meltdown this is fascinating rea

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