CHRISTMAN, Albert B HOOPER, Edwin B., Vice Admiral.
Title: Sailors, Scientists, and Rockets. no dj. signed
Publisher:  Naval History Division, 1971,
Seller ID: 68986
CHRISTMAN, Albert B. Sailors, Scientists, and Rockets: Origins of the Navy Rocket Program and of the Naval Ordnance Test Station, Inyokern. With an introduction by Vice Admiral Edwin B. Hooper. Washington: Naval History Division, 1971. Pp 303. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. History of the Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, California Volume I. The Naval Ordnance Test Center was one of the pioneering facilities in the development of Southern California's military-technological infrastructure. In association with CalTech, it was instrumental in the development of the forward-firing missile as an effective weapon of war. Light wear, small bookplate, else vg. Inscribed by the author. 70.00