VORHIES, John R(oyal Harris)
(1924-1975)
   US writer in whose NEAR FUTURE Pre-Empt (1967; vt The Nathan Hale 1968 UK) a nuclear-submarine captain enforces world peace by dropping a few demonstration missiles on the USA and USSR. Despite the title, the USA does not opt for a pre-emptive strike.
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Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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