OSS in China: Prelude to Cold War

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OSS IN CHINA: Prelude to Cold War

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A significant account of the wartime exploits in China of the OSS (Office of Strategic Services), the intelligence agency that was later to become the CIA. Yu's (History/US Naval Academy) is the first ... Read full review

OSS in China: prelude to Cold War

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Yu (history, U.S. Naval Academy) has based his work on recently declassified materials at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. He presents a fascinating story of the intelligence activities of ... Read full review

Contents

Building an Empire
7
Chungking Fog Intelligence Warfare in China and a Lost Opportunity for OSS
31
Donovans Long March to Chungking
60
Of Schemes and SACO
77
OSS in an ArmyNavy Game
101
OSS Trisected SACO AGFRTS and Dixie
144
The Miller Faux Pas and Wedemeyers Ascension
172
OSS and the Yenan Mystique
183
The Great Leap
209
Surrender by Japan and Communist Hostility Toward OSS
231
The Last Chapter
248
So What? Conclusions
263
Notes
279
Bibliography
323
Index
329
Copyright

OSS and Wedemeyer New Deal for Intelligence
198

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