#223 – Terminated

#223 – Terminated

By April 1951, MacArthur wanted to nuke China. But Truman had had enough of his giant ego. It was time for him to go. There something secret here that only members can see. Probably an audio player or something. HOW TO LISTENIf you are seeing this message, it means...
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#222 – Operation KILLER

Ridgway thought there was no reason for the US army to abandon the Korean peninsula. They just needed to do a better job of digging themselves in. The transformation of Eighth Army after the coming of its new commander astonished and profoundly impressed all those who...
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#221 – “The Soldier’s General”

General Matthew Bunker Ridgway, “The Soldier’s General”, takes over command of the 8th Army and his “back to basics” approach was exactly what was needed. There something secret here that only members can see. Probably an audio player or something. HOW TO LISTENIf you...
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#220 – Without Further Bloodshed

By early Feb 1951, it became evident that a military disaster for the UN in Korea wasn’t likely. Under the new command of Ridgway, after Walker had died in a jeep accident, the 8th army were holding on. Meanwhile in China… They also thought they could win the entire...
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#219 – Every Weapon We Have

In December 1950, MacArthur and Truman are both threatening the use of atomic weapons against China and North Korea. Meanwhile, the British are trying to talk them into making peace with China, while Truman struggles with massive unpopularity back home. There...
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#218 – Six Year Recap

While Cam is in the USA, the lads sit down to have a lazy chat about the highlights of the last six years of talking about the Cold War. There something secret here that only members can see. Probably an audio player or something. HOW TO LISTENIf you are seeing this...
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#217 – Tarzan

The big question for the Pentagon was why the US collapsed so quickly. They could blame the winter and the mountains – but the Chinese had to contend with those as well. And the US wasn’t sure what their next move was. Truman wanted a quick settlement, but...
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#216 – Not Their Best

As they are swiftly kicked out of Korea by Mao’s forces in December 1950, everyone seems to be angry at America. The Chinese, the North Koreans, the South Koreans, the British… even the Americans are angry at themselves. Because, like Mexico, they didn’t send their...
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#215 – The Double Life of Katharine Clark

Today we’re talking to Katharine Gregorio, author of “The Double Life of Katharine Clark, The Untold Story of the American Journalist Who Brought the Truth about Communism to the West”. Clark was her great-aunt, a foreign correspondent who, while...
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#214 – “Chinese Laundrymen”

MacArthur can feel victory slipping through his fingers in Korea. He was certain the Chinese had been scared off. He was very, very wrong. His choice lay between escalation or humiliation. There something secret here that only members can see. Probably an audio player...