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

By Thomas Hennessey

on hand in paperback for the 1st time, this publication assesses the traces in the 'Special dating' among London and Washington and gives a brand new point of view at the limits and successes of British effect through the Korean warfare. The interplay among the most personalities at the British aspect - Attlee, Bevan, Morrison, Churchill and Eden - and their American opposite numbers - Truman, Acheson, Eisenhower and Dulles - are chronicled. via the top of the conflict the British have been involved that it used to be the americans, instead of the Soviets, who have been the better risk to global peace. British fears in regards to the Korean warfare weren't restricted to the diplomatic and army fronts those prolonged to the 'Manchurian Candidate' probability posed by way of returning prisoners of battle who have been uncovered to communist indoctrination. The publication is vital analyzing for these drawn to British and US international coverage and armed forces technique in the course of the chilly War.

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