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Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea


A thrilling story of the Cold War, told by a former navy secretary on the basis of recently declassified documents.

When Ronald Reagan took office in January 1981, the United States and NATO were losing the Cold War. The USSR had superiority in conventional weapons and manpower in Europe, and had embarked on a massive program to gain naval preeminence. But Reagan already had a plan to end the Cold War without armed conflict.

Reagan led a bipartisan Congress to restore American command of the…



Oceans Ventured Winning The Cold War At Sea

Pub Date : 2018-06-05 | Author : John F. Lehman | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393254266
ISBN 13 : 0393254267

A thrilling story of the Cold War, told by a former navy secretary on the basis of recently declassified documents. When Ronald Reagan took office in January 1981, the United State..


The Military Balance In The Cold War

Pub Date : 2007-08-07 | Author : David Walsh | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134092659
ISBN 13 : 1134092652

This book examines the impact of American perceptions of the military balance between the United States and the Soviet Union during the key period of 1976-1985. That decade witness..


Encyclopedia Of World Geography

Pub Date : 2005-01-01 | Author : R. W. McColl | Publisher : Infobase Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780816072293
ISBN 13 : 0816072299

Presents a comprehensive guide to the geography of the world, with world maps and articles on cartography, notable explorers, climate and more...


The Silent War

Pub Date : 2002-06-02 | Author : John Pina Craven | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9780743242257
ISBN 13 : 0743242254

The Cold War was the first major conflict between superpowers in which victory and defeat were unambiguously determined without the firing of a shot. Without the shield of a strong..


China In Indian Ocean Region

Pub Date : 2015-02-28 | Author : Dr. Sidda Goud | Publisher : Allied Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9788184249774
ISBN 13 : 8184249772

This edited book is the outcome of the International Conference on ‘China in Indian Ocean Region’, held on 13th–14th November 2014, organized by UGC Centre for Indian Ocean S..


Oceanographers And The Cold War

Pub Date : 2011-07-01 | Author : Jacob Darwin Hamblin | Publisher : University of Washington Press

ISBN 10 : 0295801859
ISBN 13 : 9780295801858

Oceanographers and the Cold War is about patronage, politics, and the community of scientists. It is the first book to examine the study of the oceans during the Cold War era and e..


The Second Cold War

Pub Date : 2017-06-18 | Author : Luiz Alberto Moniz-Bandeira | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319548883
ISBN 13 : 3319548883

This book investigates the geopolitics and strategic dimensions of US-American foreign policy during George W. Bush's and Barack Obama's presidential terms. Based on a vast amount ..


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