The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947

The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947

A nuanced history of the doomed diplomatic mission that turned the tides of the Chinese Civil War. Following the phenomenal success of General George C. Marshall?s leadership of the American army during World War II, he was the standout candidate for a vital international mission: brokering a coalition government between China?s warring Nationalists and Communists. Marshall A nuanced history of the doomed diplomatic mission that turned the tides of the Chinese Civil War. Following t...

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Title:The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947
Author:Daniel Kurtz-Phelan
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Genres:History
ISBN:0393240959
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:496 pages pages

The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947 Reviews

  • Phyllis
    May 18, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Ron Turner
    Mar 22, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • EJD Dignan
    Dec 25, 2017

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Steve
    Aug 21, 2017

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Scott Martin
    Jun 11, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

  • Katie
    Mar 20, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Hadrian
    Jun 12, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

  • Bikramaditya
    Mar 17, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Diana
    Oct 19, 2017

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Gerard Francois
    May 14, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Abi
    Apr 16, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Tyler
    Apr 15, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Lehtomaki
    May 13, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Jerome
    May 25, 2017

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Michael
    Apr 10, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Stuart
    May 01, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Matt
    Apr 01, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Gabriel Winer
    Apr 12, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Jon Rupinski
    Nov 28, 2017

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

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  • David Farinelli
    Jul 31, 2017

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Jonathan Chen
    May 26, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Garrett Hinck
    Dec 20, 2017

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

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  • Matthew
    May 18, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

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  • Zach
    Apr 10, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

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  • Marshall N. Carter
    May 06, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Grant
    Jun 11, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Mauricio Santoro
    May 14, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Kusaimamekirai
    Apr 15, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

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  • Ella Stettner
    Apr 06, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Michael Kovan
    Oct 10, 2017

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Billy Roper
    Nov 29, 2017

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Gabriela
    Apr 06, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Bin
    Apr 12, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Cheyne
    Apr 06, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Jamison
    Apr 02, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Alfred Rossow
    Jun 04, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Angela Karnes
    Apr 08, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Dianne Moody
    Jun 11, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Kat Cui
    Apr 10, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Charles E August
    May 29, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • María Isabel Granados
    Apr 15, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Ziggfred
    Apr 02, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • David Smith
    Jun 04, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

  • Helen Rawson
    May 25, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Tjknowles
    Dec 18, 2017

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • CS Liang
    May 26, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Michael Ting
    May 13, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

  • Taylor
    Apr 07, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Gordon E. Castanza
    Apr 19, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

  • Bradley Davies
    Feb 24, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...

    Riveting & forceful insight of General Marshall?s role in mediating peace between 2 belligerents (Mao?s CCP & Chiang Kai-shek?s Kuomintang) through the joint efforts of the committee for 3. It breaks down and indicts the different parties errors which led to the failu...

    This book attempts to provide insight into an aspect of early Cold War History that doesn't always get a lot of attention. While much of the immediate post-war American focus was on Europe and the USSR, the post-war situation in China was no less volatile, especially as the country end...

    This book helped me to understand how and why China became a communist country. It was extremely well researched and easy to follow. It did not have strong political undertones. The author did a good job describing the primary historical figures: George Marshall, Chiang Kai Shek and hi...

    This book should be better known as a romance. It certainly isn't history. The scholarship is non-existent. The author makes thousands of quotations without documentation and no citations. ...

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  • Marks54
    Jun 06, 2018

    History of George Marshall's unsuccessful mission to end the conflict between the Nationalist and Communist parties in China which had begun in 1927 and would only end with the Nationalists' flight from the mainland in 1949. In November 1945, the day after Marshall had retired from...

    I heard about this book right when I was finishing Ben Steill?s excellent book on the Marshall and it seemed like it would be a good complement. These are books about two different but important cases of immediate post-WW2 diplomacy led by the same larger than life leader but taking ...