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Author Larsen, Jeffrey Arthur, 1954- author.

Title Rearming at the dawn of the Cold War : Louis Johnson, George Marshall, and Robert Lovett, 1949-1952 / Jeffrey A. Larsen and Robert M. Shelala II.

Publication Info. [Washington, D.C.] : National Defense University Press, 2012.

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 Axe Federal Documents Online  D 1.2:C 67/2/STUDY 2    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xi, 40 pages) : illustrations.
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volume nc rdacarrier
Series Cold War foreign policy series, special study ; 2
Cold War foreign policy series, special study ; 2.
Note "February 2012."
Published for the Historical Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense by National Defense University Press.
Title from title screen (viewed December 18, 2015).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 33-40).
Contents Louis Johnson in command -- NATO and the Military Assistance Program -- New threats : the Soviet atomic test and China's communist revolution -- NSC 68 -- Implementing NSC 68 : the Korean War and German rearmament -- The changing of the guard -- The Marshall-Lovett legacy -- Conclusion.
Summary Examines the last four years of the Truman administration and a succession of Secretaries of Defense who served during the Korean War: Louis Johnson, George Marshall, and Robert Lovett. These three Secretaries took divergent approaches to meeting their mandate from President Truman in an era of increasing foreign policy and national security challenges.
Subject United States. Department of Defense -- Officials and employees.
Johnson, Louis Arthur, 1891-1966.
Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959.
Lovett, Robert A. (Robert Abercrombie), 1895-1986.
United States. Department of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense -- History.
Johnson, Louis Arthur, 1891-1966. (OCoLC)fst00475481
Lovett, Robert A. (Robert Abercrombie), 1895-1986. (OCoLC)fst01718673
Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959. (OCoLC)fst00043128
United States. Department of Defense. (OCoLC)fst01852447
United States. Department of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense. (OCoLC)fst01852471
Johnson, Louis Arthur, 1891-1966.
Marshall, George C., 1880-1959.
Lovett, Robert A. (Robert Abercrombie), 1895-1986.
United States. Department of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense -- History.
United States -- Military policy -- 20th century.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
National security -- United States.
Diplomatic relations. (OCoLC)fst01907412
Employees. (OCoLC)fst00909111
Military policy. (OCoLC)fst01021386
National security. (OCoLC)fst01033711
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Shelala, Robert M., author.
National Defense University Press, publisher.
United States. Department of Defense. Historical Office, issuing body.
Standard No. AU@ 000049566120
Gpo Item No. 0306 (online)
Sudoc No. D 1.2:C 67/2/STUDY 2

 
    
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