Item description for American Aid to NATO allies in the 1950s - the Dutch Case by Ine Megens...
The Marshall Plan was not the only aid program to Western Europe set up by the United States after the Second World War. In addition to the economic assistance, the United States supplied the European countried with military equipment under the Mutual Defense Assistance Program. American Aid to NATO Allies in the 1950s examines the impact of this aid program on the multilateral cooperation w within the alliance. Military assistance provided the Americans with a leverage to enforce assent from her partners. The focal point of this book is the bilateral relationship between the United States and the Netherlands. On the basis of archive investigations in the Netherlands, the United States, and Great Britain, the study analyzes the consequences of the introduction of American equipment in the Dutch armed forces. The author deals with the political and military as well as the technical and organizational aspects of thie Americanization.
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Studio: Purdue University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.4" Height: 0.7" Weight: 1 lbs.
Publisher Purdue University Press
ISBN 9051702523 ISBN13 9789051702521