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From hot war to cold : the U.S. Navy and national security affairs, 1945-1955

Author: Jeffrey G Barlow
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume provides an in-depth history of Navy high-level decision making during the challenging initial decade of the Cold War.

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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey G Barlow
ISBN: 9780804756662 080475666X
OCLC Number: 488570957
Notes: Wartime organizational changes in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Initial challenges : postwar and demobilization planning. The Navy and unification. The National Security Act achieved. Preparing for a new enemy. War ends in the Pacific. Troubles emerge in postwar China, 1945-1946. Assessing and responding to the Soviet naval threat. Adjusting to the National Military Establishment. Living in "interesting times". Slugging it out on Capitol Hill. Events in the western Pacific. Troubles on the Korean Peninsula. Deciding to fight. Defending NATO Europe : planning during the initial stages. The Eisenhower national security structure. Rethinking national strategy. Coping with the new look. A crisis abroad and a CNO's departure
Description: xii, 710 s
Contents: Wartime organizational changes in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations --
Initial challenges : postwar and demobilization planning --
The Navy and unification --
The National Security Act achieved --
Preparing for a new enemy --
War ends in the Pacific --
Troubles emerge in postwar China, 1945-1946. Assessing and responding to the Soviet naval threat --
Adjusting to the National Military Establishment --
Living in "interesting times". Slugging it out on Capitol Hill --
Events in the western Pacific --
Troubles on the Korean Peninsula --
Deciding to fight --
Defending NATO Europe : planning during the initial stages --
The Eisenhower national security structure --
Rethinking national strategy --
Coping with the new look --
A crisis abroad and a CNO's departure.
Responsibility: Jeffrey G. Barlow

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