“Painstakingly researched…eminently readable…mpartially presented…brings the personalities to life.”—Sunday Times
“With the Blockade, the book gets into full stride…a detailed yet dramatic narrative tat balances the crisis diplomacy with a vivid account of the airlift and the people.”—Times Literary Supplement
“A complete and thorough account…the authors take us admirably through this important chapter in post-war history.”—Sir Frank Roberts, former advisor to Winston Churchill, ambassador to the USSR from 1960 to 1962, and ambassador to West Germany from 1963 to 1968
“The scope of the enterprise catches the imagination….The authors are to be congratulated on their wide-ranging research…piquancies enliven the complex tale.”—London Review of Books
"A solid study...a new way to look at the West."—Library Journal
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