Churchill, Whitehall and the Soviet Union, 1940-45 2000 (Heftet)

Serie: Cold War History 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2000
Antall sider: 248
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Cold War History
ISBN/EAN: 9781349413348
Kategori: Historie
Omtale: Churchill, Whitehall and the Soviet Union, 1940-45 2000
World War II threw Britain and the Soviet Union together as unlikely allies. This book examines British policy-makers' attitudes to cooperation with the USSR and shows how views of internal developments in the USSR and of Stalin himself influenced Churchill, the War Cabinet and the Foreign Office to believe that long-term collaboration was a desirable and achievable goal. In particular, it was assumed that a shared concern to prevent future German aggression would be a lasting bond. Such attitudes significantly shaped Britain's wartime policy towards the USSR, and for many individuals, including Churchill, played a more important role than their long-standing anti-Communist attitudes.

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