Britain's Korean War: Cold War diplomacy, strategy and by Thomas Hennessey

By Thomas Hennessey

on hand in paperback for the 1st time, this ebook assesses the traces in the 'Special dating' among London and Washington and provides a brand new viewpoint at the limits and successes of British effect in the course of the Korean warfare. The interplay among the most personalities at the British part - Attlee, Bevan, Morrison, Churchill and Eden - and their American opposite numbers - Truman, Acheson, Eisenhower and Dulles - are chronicled. by way of the tip of the struggle the British have been involved that it used to be the americans, instead of the Soviets, who have been the higher hazard to global peace. British fears in regards to the Korean struggle weren't constrained to the diplomatic and army fronts those prolonged to the 'Manchurian Candidate' hazard posed through returning prisoners of warfare who have been uncovered to communist indoctrination. The ebook is vital studying for these attracted to British and US overseas coverage and armed forces process throughout the chilly War.

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