Book description as thousands of wives and children joined american servicemen stationed at overseas bases in the years following world war ii the military family represented a friendlier more humane side of the united states campaign for dominance in the cold war. In this untold story of cold war diplomacy donna alvah describes how these unofficial ambassadors spread the united states perception of itself and its image of world order in the communities where husbands and fathers were stationed cultivating relationships with both local people and other military families in private homes churches schools womens clubs shops and other places. Unofficial ambassadors american military families overseas and the cold war 1946 1965 kindle edition by donna alvah download it once and read it on your kindle device pc phones or tablets use features like bookmarks note taking and highlighting while reading unofficial ambassadors american military families overseas and the cold war . In unofficial ambassadors american military families overseas and the cold war 1946 1965 historian donna alvah illuminates the ways in which us military families abroad influenced global perceptions of american diplomacy state society and culture. The middle of todays multi sited american wars is a perfect time i think to read donna alvahs surprising history of us military wives and childrens political roles in the cold war
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