By Arthur D. Kahn
As a player in lots of of the occasions he writes approximately in Experiment in Occupation, Arthur Kahn deals a richly distinctive account of the method during which the struggle opposed to Nazism got here to be reworked into the chilly struggle. His tale unearths how these within the army executive of Germany who have been devoted to engaging in the conflict goals promulgated through Roosevelt and Eisenhower for an intensive democratization of Germany have been eventually defeated of their disagreement with strong parts within the army govt and in Washington who have been extra reason upon launching a preemptive conflict opposed to the Soviet Union than upon the eradication of Nazism and German militarism.
A twenty-three-year-old OSS operative, Arthur Kahn used to be assigned after D-Day to a mental battle unit, the place firstly he supervised prisoner-of-war interrogations after which served as an editor of intelligence. suggested to answer requests from splendid Headquarters, he drafted proposals for mental struggle techniques to severe occasions on the entrance basically to find SHAEF directive banned calls to the Germans to rebel.
Subsequently Kahn served in liaison with the Soviets and through the conflict of the Bulge at Montgomery's British headquarters. For a number of months ahead of and after VE Day he traveled throughout the American region as an intelligence investigator and wrote a document that ended in the dismissal of basic George S. Patton as army Governor of Bavaria. Appointed leader Editor of Intelligence of the knowledge keep an eye on department, he produced the main influential intelligence weekly within the American sector. Kahn's portrayal of occasions in postwar Germany presents warnings for present and destiny American experiments in international occupation.
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Experiment in Occupation: Witness to the Turnabout: Anti-Nazi War to Cold War, 1944–1946 by Arthur D. Kahn