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Maxwell Taylor's Cold War : from Berlin to Vietnam

Author: Ingo Trauschweizer
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2019]
Series: American warriors (Lexington, Ky.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Maxwell Taylor's Cold War, author Ingo Trauschweizer will trace the Cold War career of General Taylor, a Kennedy White House insider and architect of American strategy in Vietnam. Working with newly accessible and rarely used primary sources, including the Taylor Papers and government records from the Cold War crisis, Trauschweizer seeks to describe and analyze this polarizing figure in American history. He  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Military history
Biographies
Named Person: Maxwell D Taylor; Maxwell D Taylor; Maxwell D Taylor
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ingo Trauschweizer
ISBN: 9780813177007 0813177006
OCLC Number: 1061865362
Notes: "An AUSA book"--Series title page.
Description: viii, 299 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: West Point --
Cold War frontiers --
Reformer and strategist? --
Camelot's strategist --
Architect of the Vietnam War --
Wise man? --
Epilogue.
Series Title: American warriors (Lexington, Ky.)
Responsibility: Ingo Trauschweizer.

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General Maxwell Taylor served at the nerve centers of US military policy and Cold War strategy and experienced firsthand the wars in Korea and Vietnam, as well as crises in Berlin and Cuba.  Read more...

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