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    Online Resource
    Online Resource
    Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA
    Format: Online-Ressource (705 p.)
    ISBN: 9780195113853 , 9780195354294
    Content: America's experience in Greece has often been cited as a model by those later policymakers in Washington who regard the involvement as a "victory" for American foreign policy. Indeed, President Johnson and others referred to Greece as the model for America's deepening involvement in Vietnam during the mid-1960's. Greece became the battlefield for a new kind of war--one that included the use of guerrilla warfare, propaganda, war in the shadows, terror tactics and victory based on outlasting the enemy. It was also a test before the world of America's resolve to protect the principle of
    Note: Description based upon print version of record , Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Preface; Contents; Introduction; 1 Holding the Line in Greece; 2 The Truman Doctrine and the Beginnings of Global Strategy; 3 The Need for American Military Assistance; 4 The Call for American Combat Troops; 5 The Decision to Extend Operational Advice; 6 The Joint U.S. Military Advisory and Planning Group; 7 Corollaries of a Global Strategy; 8 The Greek Children; 9 Toward the Spring Offensive of 1948; 10 Grammos and Vitsi; 11 The Communists' Peace Offensive; 12 Denouement; 13 "On All Fronts„ , Appendix I. Message of the President of the United States, March 12, 1947Appendix II. Public Law 75, May 22, 1947; Notes; Index;
    Additional Edition: Print version A New Kind of War : America's Global Strategy and the Truman Doctrine in Greece
    Language: English
    Keywords: Electronic books
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