The Missile Plains: Frontline of America's Cold War
This Historic Resource Study is an in-depth history of Minuteman Missiles on the Great Plains during the Cold War with specific emphasis on the 44th Missile Wing of Ellsworth Air Force Base and the historic resources of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site.
Minuteman Missile Sites: Special Resource Study
This special resource study team was commissioned in the early 1990s, immediately following the START treaty. Through this report, it was decided that designation as a National Historic Site would be the best preservation option due to the National Park Service's mission "to protect and conserve" historic resources unimpaired for future generations.
Last updated: December 19, 2017