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By Thomas Hennessey

to be had in paperback for the 1st time, this ebook assesses the lines in the 'Special dating' among London and Washington and provides a brand new viewpoint at the limits and successes of British impression in the course of the Korean warfare. The interplay among the most personalities at the British facet - Attlee, Bevan, Morrison, Churchill and Eden - and their American opposite numbers - Truman, Acheson, Eisenhower and Dulles - are chronicled. via the tip of the warfare the British have been involved that it used to be the american citizens, instead of the Soviets, who have been the larger chance to global peace. British fears about the Korean conflict weren't constrained to the diplomatic and army fronts those prolonged to the 'Manchurian Candidate' chance posed via returning prisoners of battle who have been uncovered to communist indoctrination. The publication is key studying for these drawn to British and US overseas coverage and army approach in the course of the chilly War.

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