The Coming of Winter
by Martin Adil-Smith
“You have some pieces of the puzzle, we have others. But we have little time...”
On a cold October day in 1947, the first Secretary of Defense James Forrestal is astounded to see his Russian counterpart, Nikolai Bulganin, materialize in his office. The Soviet claims that his plea for assistance is critical to the survival of both of the world’s superpowers.