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By Robert Shenk

Drawing seriously on formerly unknown assets, Robert Shenk deals a revealing portrait of America's small Black Sea Fleet within the years following global warfare I. Home-ported in Constantinople, military ships sped to the Crimea to assist evacuate a few 150,000 White Russians, after which coordinated the grain shipments that ended a negative Russian famine. The fleet's successes in evacuating approximately 200,000 ethnic Armenian and Greek refugees from Smyrna and in rescuing tens of millions from mainland Turkey also are special in complete. Shenk's incisive depiction of Admiral Mark Bristol as either head of U.S. naval forces and the USA s leader diplomat within the zone William Leahy, Thomas Kinkaid, Julian Wheeler, and diplomat Allen Dulles served below him aid to make this e-book the first-ever finished account of a necessary, yet little-known naval project.

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