AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast

Thought Leaders: Checkmate in Berlin

October 25, 2021

The fight to control Berlin after World War II served as the opening battle of the Cold War. Giles Milton, author of Checkmate in Berlin: The Cold War Showdown That Shaped the Modern World,  joins AUSA’s Joe Craig to discuss his gripping new book that showcases how Colonel Frank “Howlin’ Mad” Howley and other Western leaders faced down their Soviet counterparts when the Iron Curtain fell across Europe.

  • Guest: Giles Milton, author of Checkmate in Berlin: The Cold War Showdown That Shaped the Modern World

  • Host: Joe Craig, AUSA’s Book Program Director

 

Resources:

 

Henry Holt/Macmillan Publishers:
Checkmate in Berlin: The Cold War Showdown That Shaped the Modern World

 

Giles Milton, Author
Web: https://www.gilesmilton.com/

 

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