Odd Man Out: Truman, Stalin, Mao, and the Origins of the Korean War By Richard C. Thornton Cover Image
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Odd Man Out is a novel assessment of the motives and strategies of Harry Truman, Joseph Stalin, and Mao Zedong as they struggled to maneuver their countries into positions of advantage in the postwar world. Their successes and failures resulted in the catastrophic event that globalized the Cold War ---the Korean War. Based on recently released secret documents, Richard Thornton puts the reader inside the American, Soviet and Chinese decision-making processes during these earth-shaking events, events that have been misinterpreted for decades.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781574883435
ISBN-10: 1574883437
Publisher: Potomac Books
Publication Date: August 1st, 2001
Pages: 384
Language: English