General Wedemeyer, who served during the Second World War both in Washington and in the Far East, gives his views of our handling of the conflict. In general he has little good to say about either our military or political strategy. In his view the U.S. was too hasty in entering the war, delayed too long in the assault on Europe, and was completely off the track in attempting to achieve a reconciliation of the Nationalist and Communist forces in China.
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