OSS In China Prelude to Cold War

OSS In China Prelude to Cold War

by Maochun Yu
     
 

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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,

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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 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 conflicting objectives and personalities, inter-service rivalries, and crowning achievements of America's military, intelligence and political endeavors, the significance of which goes far beyond WWII and China.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591149866
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Publication date:
11/28/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
340
Sales rank:
313,370
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


Maochun Yu is Professor of East Asia and Military History at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He is the author of The Dragon's War and numerous articles on modern China and the military and intelligence history of World War II and the Cold War. He is a resident of Annapolis, MD.

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