NY: McGraw-Hill, 1961. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Author, aviator and inventor, Russian-born, Alexander de Seversky (1894 - 1974) was notably a US air strategist, who chronicled the supremacy of US air power in WWII in his bestselling book, Victory Through Air Power, and its sequel. Here he cautions the US about complacency and non-competitiveness with the USSR in nuclear offense. Inscribed by Seversky and dated 6/12/61 on the ffe to James B. Fisk (1910 - 1981), who was a key figure in the development of radar, as Director of Research and later President of Bell Laboratories. A noteworthy association, Cold War or otherwise. Sharp copy all around. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #011790

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