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US 'Atomic Capability' and the British Forward Bases in the Early Cold War

During the Berlin crisis of 1948, US bombers were once again based in Britain, signalling to the Soviet government the American resolution to stand fast in defence of western Europe. Contemporary commentators and many historians readily assumed that the act of deployment represented the rattling... Full description

1st Person: Young, Ken
Source: in Journal of Contemporary History Vol. 42, No. 1 (2007), p. 117-136
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2007
Keywords: Atomic bomb
Berlin crisis
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