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Wars Of The Cold War: Campaigns And Conflicts 1945-1990
by David Stone
The 'Cold War' was a period of specific international tension during which, although no anticipated 'Third World War' took place, saw many wars, conflicts and armed disputes around the world, often but not always sponsored, overtly or covertly, by the rival poles of Communist Russia and capitalist America. This extensive and authoritative volume presents all the major wars ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published March 31st 2004 by Brassey's (U.K.) Ltd.
(first published March 2004)
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Apr 19, 2012 Elisa rated it liked it
I only read a few chapters of this book, 7-9, covering the wars in Malaya, Indochina and Vietnam. From the impression I gained from those three fairly long excerpts I think it is a highly informative text although dry at times. I think I would enjoy reading the whole book at one point. For anyone who doesn't know a great deal about the actual battles of the Cold War, at least those beyond the tensions between the USSR and America, and the Korean and Vietnam Wars, this is an ideal place to start.