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OSS in China : prelude to Cold War

Author: Maochun Yu
Publisher: New York : Naval Institute Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maochun Yu tells the story of the intelligence activities of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in China during World War II. Drawing on recently released classified materials from the U.S. National Archives and on previously unopened Chinese documents, Yu reveals the immense and complex challenges the agency and its director, General William Donovan, confronted in China. This book is the first research-based  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Yu, Maochun.
OSS in China : Prelude to Cold War.
New York : Naval Institute Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maochun Yu
ISBN: 9781612510590 1612510590
OCLC Number: 854975341
Notes: NotesBibliography; Index.
Description: 1 online resource (369 pages)
Contents: Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Building an Empire; 2. Chungking Fog Intelligence Warfare in China and a Lost Opportunity for OSS; 3. Donovan's Long March to Chungking; 4. Of Schemes and SACO; 5. OSS in an Army-Navy Game; 6. OSS Trisected: SACO, AGFRTS, and DIxie; 7. The Miller Faux Pas and Wedemeyer's Ascension; 8. OSS and the Yenan Mystique; 9. OSS and Wedemeyer New Deal for Intelligence; 10. The Great Leap; 11. Surrender by Japan and Communist Hostility Toward OSS; 12. The Last Chapter; Epilogue: So What? Conclusions.
Responsibility: Maochun Yu.

Abstract:

Maochun Yu tells the story of the intelligence activities of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in China during World War II. Drawing on recently released classified materials from the U.S. National Archives and on previously unopened Chinese documents, Yu reveals the immense and complex challenges the agency and its director, General William Donovan, confronted in China. This book is the first research-based history and analysis of America s wartime intelligence and special operations activities in the China, Burma and India during WWII. It presents a complex and compelling story of.

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