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Berlin 1961 Kennedy, Khruschev, and The Most Dangerous Place on Earth

By: Kempe, Frederick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16304

ISBN: 0399157298

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.10 X 2.10 inches; 579 pages; From the front DJ flap: "Much has been written about the Cuban Missle Crisis a year later, but the Berlin Crisis of 1961 was more decisive in shaping the Cold War - and more perilous. For the first time in history, American and Soviet fighting men and tanks stood arrayed against each other, only yards apart. One mistake, one nervous soldier, one overzealous commander - and the tripwire would be sprung for a war that could go nuclear in a... View more info