Unraveling the veil of speculation and conspiracy that has shrouded this facility since its establishment in 1955, esteemed aerospace historian Peter Merlin presents a meticulously researched and captivating account of its evolution. From its humble origins as a makeshift outpost to its metamorphosis into a premier hub for testing advanced aviation technologies and cutting-edge weaponry, Merlin unveils the true chronicle behind Area 51.
Drawing on a wealth of declassified documents and exclusive interviews, this enthralling narrative provides an unprecedented level of insight into the inner workings of this highly classified institution. The text is complemented by an impressive array of over 700 images, many of which have never been unveiled to the public, and readers will be immersed in a visual journey that brings this hidden world to life.
Renowned author Peter Merlin, recognized for his expertise in aerospace history, has shared his knowledge in numerous esteemed film and television documentaries for reputable networks such as the History Channel, Discovery, National Geographic, and Smithsonian. In crafting this manuscript, he upholds the same rigorous academic standards employed in his works published by esteemed institutions such as NASA and the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Embark on an extraordinary exploration of Area 51 that will forever alter your perception of this enigmatic military stronghold. Peter Merlin’s meticulously researched account, enriched with unprecedented visuals and backed by his extensive expertise, unveils the truth behind the myths and legends surrounding this extraordinary facility.