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Acheson: The Secretary Of State Who Created The American World

James Chace - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 512 pages
Acheson is the first complete biography of the most important and controversial secretary of state of the twentieth century. More than any other of the renowned "Wise Men" who ...
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George F. Kennan: An American Life

John Lewis Gaddis - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 800 pages
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year Drawing on extensive ...
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Notes From the Blockade

Lidiya Ginzburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 130 pages
The 900-day siege of Lenningrad (1941-440 was one of the turning points of the Second World War. It slowed down the German advance into Russia and became a national symbol of ...
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Driven Patriot: The Life and Times of James Forrestal

Townsend Hoopes, Douglas Brinkley - History - 2012 - 608 pages
A biography of the brilliant, ambitious Forrestal whose career took him from the Wall Street to Washington.
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The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, 1941-1947

John Lewis Gaddis - History - 1972 - 396 pages
This book moves beyond the focus on economic considerations that was central to the work of New Left historians, examining the many other forces -- domestic politics ...
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Carter's Conversion: The Hardening of American Defense Policy

Brian J. Auten - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 360 pages
"Examining Carter's dramatic shift from advocating defense budget cuts early in his administration to supporting development of the MX missile and modernization of NATO's Long ...
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Disaster in Korea: The Chinese Confront MacArthur

Roy E. Appleman - History - 2008 - 476 pages
Disaster in Korea tells the story of General MacArthur's November 1950 attack to the Yalu River, an attack that was repulsed by 200,000 Chinese "volunteer" infantry. "The ...
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The Iraq War

Williamson Murray, Robert H Scales - History - 2005 - 368 pages
In this unprecedented account of the intensive air and ground operations in Iraq, two of America's most distinguished military historians bring clarity and depth to the first ...
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