Essays by twenty-five distinguished historians shed new light on the military and political aspects of the Cold War, discussing such topics as the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, espionage, and the arms race with the Soviets.Far from intimidating the North Koreans, American ground troops had proved unable to check a retreat that seemed ready to become a disaster. As U.S. ... The North Korean army was not a self-sustaining light-infantry force; it was heavily motorized, ... In the summer of 1950, a half-dozen F-80 squadrons turned in their jets for F-5 Is. The Mustanga#39;s liquid- cooled engine, however, made it less than an idealanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Cold War|
|Publisher||:||Random House Incorporated - 2005|