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Nike missile links

Want to learn more about the Nike missile program and Nike bases around the United States?

Here are links to a variety of websites, videos, and other resources:

Great introductory article about BA-79, the home of Maryland Wing:
http://www.themilitarystandard.com/missile/nike/ba79.php

Nike Missile Historical Society:
http://nikemissile.org/

Podcast:  https://www.wbez.org/shows/curious-city/what-happened-to-nike-missile-sites-around-chicago/b09ed69c-cdf0-4382-a7ac-75480a3d4cb7

Environmental Report for BA-79:
http://www.mde.maryland.gov/programs/Land/MarylandBrownfieldVCP/Documents/Granite%20Nike%20Control%20Site%202013%20Update.pdf

Book (available online):
Rings of Supersonic Steel: An Introduction & Site Guide Air Defenses of the United States Army 1950-1979
by Mark Morgan and Mark A. Berhow

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNHIx9uDxk8&t=3s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xB1g_4GH1mI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-YCngMLg6I

 

Additional websites:

https://www.nps.gov/goga/nike-missile-site.htm

http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1998-05-28/news/1998148031_1_nike-missiles-nike-site-nuclear-warheads

http://www.historylink.org/File/9711

http://nikeherculesla94saugus.homestead.com/

http://www.abandonedcountry.com/2013/08/05/nike-missile-batteries-forgotten-sentinels-of-american-cities/

https://granitehistory.org/nike/

http://www.airfields-freeman.com/MD/Airfields_MD_Balt_SW.htm

https://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/2015/11/abandoned-nike-missile-bases-united-states/

 

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