Norstad: Cold-War NATO Supreme Commander: Airman, Strategist, Diplomat

Norstad: Cold-War NATO Supreme Commander: Airman, Strategist, Diplomat

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312226701
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 08/04/2000
Edition description: 2000
Pages: 329
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Robert S. Jordan is Research Professor of International Institutions at the University of New Orleans.

Table of Contents

Frontispiece--General Lauris Norstad, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe
• Foreword--Dr. Robert O'Neill, Chichele Professor of the History of War, All Souls College, Oxford University
Part I: On Becoming SACEUR
• The End of the Beginning
• Applying Planning and Operational Skills in North African and the Pacific
• The Battles for Unification and for Berlin
• Norstad and the "Grand Strategy" for the Cold War
Part II: On Being SACEUR
• Nuclear Weapons for Europe's Defense: Norstad and the Eisenhower Administration
• The 1958-1959 Berlin Crisis: Putting the Consultative Machinery in Place
• The Berlin Crisis Intensifies
• The 1961-1962 Berlin Crisis: The Unraveling of a Relationship
• The End Nears
• Conclusions

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