Rosemary B. Mariner is formerly Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair and Professor ofMilitary Studies for the National War College. She is currently a lecturerin history at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. G. Kurt Piehler is associate professor of history and former director of theCenter for the Study of War and Society at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, which hosted the conference that formed the basis of this volume.He is the author of Remembering War the American Way and World War II in the American Soldiers' Lives Series as well as the coeditor, with John Whiteclay Chambers II, of Major Problems in American Military History.
"Because this book deals with everything from the Cuban Missile Crisis to the involvement of women in the Manhattan Project to the making of Hollywood films about the bomb, it should have a broad audience among a wide variety of scholars and students." -- Allan M. Winkler
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