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Many people, including not a few military men, shared Truman's views on military
spending. Ike was one; I was another. In a personal letter to army commanders, I
made my views crystal clear: "It is the general feeling here [in Washington], ...
None of this aid was to be in the form of military assistance. The China Lobby
members on the Hill were not happy with the exclusion of military aid. They set
machinery in motion to modify the bill, which was known as the China Aid Act of
In response to further probing on the use of the atomic bomb, Truman said, "It is a
matter that the military people will have to decide. ... I am not a military authority
that passes on these things. . . . The military commander in the field will have ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Whiskey3pa - LibraryThing
Well organised and paced. Presents an interesting look at many of key figures of the Allied war effort. At times, it feels more like the tone of Patton than Bradley, at least as they have been portrayed popularly since the war. Good reading, highly recomended. Read full review
part two Overseas to War
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