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The Resource Ike's bluff : president Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world, Evan Thomas

Ike's bluff : president Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world, Evan Thomas

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Ike's bluff : president Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world
Title
Ike's bluff
Title remainder
president Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world
Statement of responsibility
Evan Thomas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Behind the bland smile and apparent simplemindedness, Eisenhower was a brilliant, intellectual tactician, and a master of calculated duplicity. Facing the Soviet Union, China, and his own generals, some of whom believed a first strike was the only means of survival, Eisenhower would make his boldest and riskiest bet yet, one of such enormity that there could be but two outcomes: the survival of the world, or its end
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
PVL
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1951-
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Thomas, Evan
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • United States
  • Cold War
  • National security
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Large type books
Label
Ike's bluff : president Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world, Evan Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 637-655)
Contents
Introduction: Tell no one. Duty: 1953-1956. Confidence ; The card player ; Positive loyalty ; Cross of iron ; Gentleman's agreement ; Deception ; Learning to love the bomb ; The chamber pot ; Strange genius ; "Don't worry, I'll confuse them" ; Meeting Mr. Khrushchev ; The devil's grip ; Bows and arrows ; Rising storm ; Subtle and brutal -- Honor: 1957-1961. Dark star ; The great equation ; The strong say nothing ; Guns of August ; Missile gap ; Looking for a partner ; Sweet words ; A regular pixie ; "The pilot's alive" ; "I'm just fed up!" ; The underestimated man -- Epilogue: Peace
Control code
ocn810126876
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
x, 655 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780316224161
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)810126876
Label
Ike's bluff : president Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world, Evan Thomas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 637-655)
Contents
Introduction: Tell no one. Duty: 1953-1956. Confidence ; The card player ; Positive loyalty ; Cross of iron ; Gentleman's agreement ; Deception ; Learning to love the bomb ; The chamber pot ; Strange genius ; "Don't worry, I'll confuse them" ; Meeting Mr. Khrushchev ; The devil's grip ; Bows and arrows ; Rising storm ; Subtle and brutal -- Honor: 1957-1961. Dark star ; The great equation ; The strong say nothing ; Guns of August ; Missile gap ; Looking for a partner ; Sweet words ; A regular pixie ; "The pilot's alive" ; "I'm just fed up!" ; The underestimated man -- Epilogue: Peace
Control code
ocn810126876
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
x, 655 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780316224161
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)810126876

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